Fresco of Ariadne on Naxos

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 November 2018

This scene of Greek mythology shows Ariadne on the island of Naxos. She points at her lover, Theseus, who is abandoning her. Ariadne had helped him get out of the Labyrinth after he killed the half-man, half-bull Minotaur. From Herculaneum, in modern-day Italy. Roman period, 50-79 CE. (The British Museum, London).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Cite This Work

APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 18). Fresco of Ariadne on Naxos. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9432/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Fresco of Ariadne on Naxos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 18, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9432/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Fresco of Ariadne on Naxos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Nov 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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