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The Three Graces (Charites), goddess of joy | Roman fresco Pompeii

F21.1 THE THREE KHARITES | THE GRACES

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman IV Style
Context: Pompeii, House of Titus Dentatus Panthera
Date: ca 65 -79 AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

The three Graces (Kharites) dance naked in a circle, two resting their hands on the shoulders of the third. They are crowned with wreaths of myrtle and two of them hold myrtle sprigs.

ARTICLESKharites

 
 
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