Paestum Painting, Scene from a Symposium


published on 09 July 2014

Detail from lateral walls of the Tomb of the Diver depicting a symposium scene. The frescoes are painted on limestone slabs and are dated about 480-470 BCE. National Museum of Paestum, Italy.

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Carole Raddato
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