Fresco with Theatre Mask and Peacock, Oplontis Villa Poppaea

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Carole Raddato
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published on 14 September 2019
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Fresco in the Second Style showing a theatre mask, a peacock, and a perspective view of colonnades. The fresco decorates the east wall of the large oecus (room) of the Oplontis Villa Poppaea, Italy. 1st century BCE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, September 14). Fresco with Theatre Mask and Peacock, Oplontis Villa Poppaea. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11208/fresco-with-theatre-mask-and-peacock-oplontis-vill/

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Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with Theatre Mask and Peacock, Oplontis Villa Poppaea." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 14, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11208/fresco-with-theatre-mask-and-peacock-oplontis-vill/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with Theatre Mask and Peacock, Oplontis Villa Poppaea." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Sep 2019. Web. 18 Oct 2021.