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Pan, god of shepherds, with pipes | Roman fresco Pompeii

F22.1 PAN

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman III Style
Context: Pompeii, House of Jason
Date: C1st AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

The rustic god Pan sits on a mountain rock, playing a set of his namesake pan-pipes. The god is shown with the horns of a goat, but is otherwise human in form. He has an animal skin cloak draped over one arm.

ARTICLES

Pan

 
 
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