Wall painting on black ground: Egyptianizing scene and pair of swans, from the imperial villa at Boscotrecase, Fresco, Roman, Pompeian

Wall painting on black ground: Egyptianizing scene and pair of swans, from the imperial villa at Boscotrecase

Early Imperial
last decade of the 1st century B.C.
Roman, Pompeian
Overall: 91 3/4 x 20 1/8in. (233.1 x 51.1cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 167
On black ground; candelabrum surmounted by a panel with Egyptianizing scene of divinity Apis, the bull, being propitiated by two figures; at right Anubis. A cobra uncoils under the table.
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