A Fountain Head from Pompeii

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Liana Miate
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published on 29 August 2017

A fountain head in the shape of a cupid riding a dolphin. The water spouted from the mouth of the dolphin. From a private garden in Pompeii. 1st century CE. Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei, (National Maritime Museum, Sydney Australia)



About the Author

Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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