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Fresco with Wounded Aeneas

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Carole Raddato
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published on 13 May 2015
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Fresco depicting Iapyx removing an arrowhead from Aeneas' thigh. Venus stands over while beside Aeneas stands his young son Ascanius. 1st century CE (between 45 and 79 CE), from Pompeii. (Naples National Archaeological Museum).

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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. (2015, May 13). Fresco with Wounded Aeneas. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3854/

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Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with Wounded Aeneas." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 13, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3854/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with Wounded Aeneas." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 May 2015. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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