Villa of Cicero

Frolicking Centaurs

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Date: 

1st century BCE-1st century CE

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Measurements: 

28 x 136 cm (mounted)

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Notes: 

Villa of Cicero located outside Herculaneum Gate (Porta Ercolano) on Street of the Tombs, Excavated in 1763.

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Subject: 

Pompeii (Extinct city) (Italy)

Subject 2: 

Mural painting and decoration--Italy--Pompeii (Extinct city)

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Art, Roman--Italy--Campania

Subject 4: 

Naples, Bay of (Italy)--Civilization

Subject 5: 

Architecture, Domestic--Italy--Naples, Bay of

Subject 6: 

Art, Roman--Italy--Naples, Bay of

Image Source: 

Mattusch, Carol C., Pompeii and the Roman villa : art and culture around the Bay of Naples / Carol C. Mattusch, xvi, 365 p. : col. ill., maps ; 25 x 31 cm, Washington : National Gallery of Art ; London : Thames and Hudson, 2008.

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