F21.1 THE CHARITES (GRACES)
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Naples|
|Type||Fresco, Imperial Roman IV Style|
|Context||Pompeii, House of Titus Dentatus Panthera|
|Date||ca 65 -79 A.D.|
The three Charites (Graces) dance naked in a circle, two resting their hands on the shoulders of the third. They are crowned with wreaths and hold sprigs of myrtle.