Medea Before the Infanticide

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 February 2023
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Wall painting depicting Medea just before murdering her children. Discovered in the peristyle of the House of the Dioscuri in Pompeii. 1st century CE.

Naples National Archaeological Museum, Italy.

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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. (2023, February 10). Medea Before the Infanticide. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17047/medea-before-the-infanticide/

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