Z20.5 CLIO, VIRGIL & MELPOMENE
|Museum Collection||Bardo National Museum, Tunis|
The Roman poet Virgil is attended by two Muses. Thepoet wears a toga and holds a scroll on his lap. Clio, the Muse of history, stands on his left holding a scroll. Melpomene, the Muse of tragedy, stands to the right with a tragic mask.