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Polyphemus Playing the Pipes | Roman fresco Pompeii

F42.1B POLYPHEMOS

Museum Collection:  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman
Context: Mythology Room, Imperial Villa at Boscotrecase
Date: Late C1st BC
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

The one-eyed Kyklops Polyphemos woes Galateia with a tune from his panpipes. A shepherd's crock rests against his leg.

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