Iconography
ANTIQUITIES
Murals
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Single figure Adult, beardless StandingWith panther
Single figure As a bunch of grapes
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZItalyVesuvius
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
AnimalsSnake Receiving sacrifice
ORNAMENT
Festoons
Ribbons
ERANOS ARCHIVE
6. Symbolism of the Snake
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Painting (fresco; detail). From Casa del Centenario, Pompeii.
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Pompeii
DATE
1st century
LOCATION
Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Horizon, vol. IV no. 4 (March 1962), p. 42; Eisler, R., Orpheus the Fisher (1921), p. 281, pl. 69; Elia, O., Pitture murali e mosaici nel Museo Nazionale di Napoli (1932), pp. 57, 59, fig. 17; Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (1923), vol. 2, pp. 899, 900; Pfuhl, E. Tausend Jahre Griechischer Malerei (1940), fig. 745; Rizzo, G.E., La pittura ellenistico romana (1929), p. 90, pl. 199a.
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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