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Heracles & Queen Omphale with Telephus suckling the doe | Roman fresco Pompeii

F26.1 HERAKLES & OMPHALE

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman
Context: Pompeii, Basilica
Date: --
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Herakles stands beside the enthroned Lydian Queen Omphale. Above him is the winged goddess Nike, and a Satyr-boy or the god Pan holding a set of pipes. By his feet are an eagle, a lion, and the hero's infant son Telephos suckling a doe.

ARTICLES

Nike, Pan, Satyroi

 
 
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