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Diana (Artemis) & Actaeon | Roman fresco Pompeii

F6.2 ARTEMIS & AKTAION

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

SUMMARY

Artemis stands holding a bow, watching as Aktaion is torn apart by his hounds. The stag-head above the boy's head represents his metamorphosis.

ARTICLESArtemis

 
 
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