Roman Fresco of a Love Scene on the Nile

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Illustration

Arienne King
by WolfgangRieger
published on 23 January 2018
Roman Fresco of a Love Scene on the Nile

This fragment comes from a fresco found in the "House of the Ephebus" in Pompeii. It portrays an erotic scene on the Nile. It portrays two African men and a Greek or Roman woman. The fresco dates to the 1st Century CE and currently resides at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples in Italy.

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WolfgangRieger, . (2018, January 23). Roman Fresco of a Love Scene on the Nile. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7965/

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WolfgangRieger, . "Roman Fresco of a Love Scene on the Nile." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7965/.

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WolfgangRieger, . "Roman Fresco of a Love Scene on the Nile." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2018. Web. 26 Feb 2020.

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