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Wall painting fragment from the north wall of Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale

Period:
Late Republican
Date:
ca. 50–40 B.C.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Fresco
Dimensions:
17 1/4"x 17 1/4"
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.14.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Wall painting fragment from the north wall of Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale. Seated woman and man standing before an altar.



The Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale: A Virtual Tour
Lehmann, Phyllis Williams and Herbert Bloch. 1953. Roman Wall Paintings from Boscoreale in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monographs on Archaeology and the Fine Arts, Vol. 5. no. 4, pp. 63, 65, 187-88, pl. 8B, Cambridge, Mass.: Archaeological Institute of America.

Joly, Elda. 1980. "Teorie vecchie e nuove sulla ceramica policroma." Philias Charin. Miscellanea di Studi Classici in onore di Eugenio Manni. p. 1245, n.11, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore.

Harvey, Sarah M. 2010. "Iron Tools from a Roman Villa at Boscoreale, Italy, in the Field Museum and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology." American Journal of Archaeology, 114(4): pp. 697–714.

Bergmann, Bettina. 2010. "New Perspectives on the Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 67(4): pp. 26–27, fig. 45.

Barbet, Alix and Annie Verbanck-Piérard. 2013. La Villa Romaine de Boscoreale et Ses Fresques, Vol. I and II. pl. IX, 4, Arles: Errance.

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