The "Banquet of the Pygmies"

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Arienne King
by Mentnafunangann
published on 23 January 2018
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This 1st Century CE fresco is part of a cycle in the "House of the Physician" in Pompeii portrays pygmies living along the Nile. This scene depicts a banquet accompanied by music and sex acts. The fresco currently resides in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples and has been dubbed the "Banquet of the Pygmies".

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Mentnafunangann, . (2018, January 23). The "Banquet of the Pygmies". World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7966/the-banquet-of-the-pygmies/

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