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
On display: G70/dc8
Greek & Roman Antiquities
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: GAA1016
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.