Oecus with Second Pompeian Style Fresco, Oplontis Villa Poppaea

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Carole Raddato
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Oecus with Second Pompeian Style Fresco, Oplontis Villa Poppaea

This Oecus (large room in a Roman house) in the Villa Poppaea at Oplontis (Italy) is decorated in the Second Pompeian Style with themes based around perspective views of theatrical backdrops (scaenae frons). 1st century BCE.

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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. (2020, May 06). Oecus with Second Pompeian Style Fresco, Oplontis Villa Poppaea. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/12173/

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Raddato, Carole. "Oecus with Second Pompeian Style Fresco, Oplontis Villa Poppaea." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 06, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/12173/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Oecus with Second Pompeian Style Fresco, Oplontis Villa Poppaea." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 06 May 2020. Web. 02 Jun 2020.

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