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Image number
BEN119478
Title
Portrait of the Baker, Terentius Neo and his wife, from the atrium of a house in Pompeii, 1st century AD (fresco on plaster)
Creator
Roman, (1st century AD)
Description
formerly called portrait of Paquius Proculus and spouse from an electoral inscription on an external wall of the house; the correct appellation was discovered from a graffito inside the house; the woman has a hairstyle typical of the Neronian period (54-68); baker wears a toga, indicating the rank of a magistrate and carries a rotulus;
Location
Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy
Medium
fresco on plaster
Date
01st (C01st)
Dimensions
58x52 cms
Credit
Portrait of the Baker, Terentius Neo and his wife, from the atrium of a house in Pompeii, 1st century AD (fresco on plaster), Roman, (1st century AD) / Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy / The Bridgeman Art Library
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