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Updated: 14 April 2015
Wall painting: portrait of a man and a woman. The man is shown bare-chested and the woman, whose hairstyle suggests an Augustan date, is wearing a powder-blue tunic and a matching headband. This roundel or medallion originally formed part of the decorative scheme on a painted wall in a house in Pompeii and is in the third Pompeiian style.
- Excavated/Findspot: Pompeii
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Pompeii)
- Diameter: 14 centimetres
- Width: 17.5 centimetres
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Object reference number: GAA1016
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