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Images and Multimedia: Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum

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Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 14-15 CE (?), ink on papyrus, Walters Art Museum

The Book of the Faiyum (detail)

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 14-15 CE (?), ink on papyrus, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 14-15 CE (?), ink on papyrus, Walters Art Museum

The Book of the Faiyum (detail)

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 14-15 CE (?), ink on papyrus, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 14-15 CE (?), ink on papyrus, Walters Art Museum

The Book of the Faiyum (detail)

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 14-15 CE (?), ink on papyrus, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, Late Period (30th Dynasty) – Ptolemaic Period, ca. 380-30 BCE, dark blue glass, Walters Art Museum

Glass Crocodile Inlay

Egyptian, Late Period (30th Dynasty) – Ptolemaic Period, ca. 380-30 BCE, dark blue glass, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, Late Period (30th Dynasty)—Early Ptolemaic Period, ca. 380-250 BCE, steatite, Walters Art Museum

Crocodile with the Head of a Falcon

Egyptian, Late Period (30th Dynasty)—Early Ptolemaic Period, ca. 380-250 BCE, steatite, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 19th – 20th Dynasty, ca. 1295-1069 BCE, steatite with pigment and Egyptian faience inlays, Walters Art Museum

Pectoral with Scarab

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 19th – 20th Dynasty, ca. 1295-1069 BCE, steatite with pigment and Egyptian faience inlays, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. late 1st century CE, encaustic (wax pigments) on wood, Walters Art Museum

Male Mummy Portrait Mask

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. late 1st century CE, encaustic (wax pigments) on wood, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 110 CE, encaustic (wax pigments) on wood, Walters Art Museum

Female Mummy Portrait Mask

Egyptian, Roman Period, ca. 110 CE, encaustic (wax pigments) on wood, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1550-1295 BCE, Egyptian faience, painted blue glaze, Walters Art Museum

Bowl with Fish and Lotuses

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1550-1295 BCE, Egyptian faience, painted blue glaze, Walters Art Museum

Egyptian, New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1069 BCE, carnelian and gold, Walters Art Museum

Carved Pendant depicting a Tilapia Fish

Egyptian, New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1069 BCE, carnelian and gold, Walters Art Museum