Beaker with Circus Scene

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 June 2024
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Fragmented mould-blown beaker with a circus scene and the inscription 'vade Pyramus' (meaning 'go Pyramus!'), a renowned charioteer from Pompeii. It also shows the spina (central barrier) of the Circus Maximus in the middle band. Below the spina are four quadrigae.

MSR, Musée Saint-Raymond, Toulouse, France.

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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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