Roman Fresco of a Banquet Scene, Herculaneum

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James Hancock
by Yann Forget
published on 31 May 2021
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Banquet scene in a fresco from Herculaneum, Italy. The woman wears a transparent silk gown while the man to the left raises a rhyton drinking vessel. Made c. 50 BCE, during the Late Roman Republic. Le Musée absolu, Phaidon. 59 (23 in) x 53 cm (20).

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Forget, Y. (2021, May 31). Roman Fresco of a Banquet Scene, Herculaneum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14139/roman-fresco-of-a-banquet-scene-herculaneum/

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Forget, Yann. "Roman Fresco of a Banquet Scene, Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2021. Web. 20 Sep 2021.