Sale of Bread Fresco, Pompeii

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 14 May 2019

The so-called "Sale of Bread" fresco from the House of the Baker or Casa del Forno (c. 79 CE) in Pompeii, Italy. The fresco is misleadingly titled because it actually depicts the distribution of bread by a political candidate or politician, rather than the sale of bread by a baker or vendor.

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Nguyen, M. (2019, May 14). Sale of Bread Fresco, Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10622/sale-of-bread-fresco-pompeii/

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Sale of Bread Fresco, Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10622/sale-of-bread-fresco-pompeii/.

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Sale of Bread Fresco, Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 03 Feb 2023.

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