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Fresco panel of Polyphemus with the nymph Galatea, in the triclinium of the Casa del Sacerdos Amandus, or House of the Priest Amandus, Pompeii, Italy. The fresco is in the Third Style of Roman wall painting, 20–10 BC, characterised by an ornamental elegance in figurative and colourful decoration. On the right is the bow of a multi-level oared ship, probably a quinquereme, with high bulwarks and many armed men on deck. Pompeii is a Roman town which was destroyed and buried under 4-6 m of...
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