Fresco, Pompeii

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Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli)
published on 15 November 2012
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A Fresco (c. 60 CE) from the Roman town of Pompeii depicting Terentius Neo holding a scroll and his wife who holds a stylus and writing tablet. From the Villa di Guilia Felice. The villas of Pompeii were richly decorated with wall paintings depicting all manner of subjects such as mythology, erotica, architecture, trompe-l'oeil, religious practices, sports and family portraits. (Archaeological Museum of Naples)

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Napoli), M. H. (. a. t. M. A. N. d. (2012, November 15). Fresco, Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/961/fresco-pompeii/

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Napoli), Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di. "Fresco, Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Nov 2012. Web. 17 Sep 2021.