Fresco with Melpomene

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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 21 June 2015
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A fresco fragment depicting Melpomene, the Muse of Tragedy, from the House of Julia Felix in Pompeii, 62-79 CE. (now in Louvre Museum, Paris)

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, June 21). Fresco with Melpomene. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3938/fresco-with-melpomene/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with Melpomene." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 21, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3938/fresco-with-melpomene/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with Melpomene." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Jun 2015. Web. 24 Jul 2021.