Wall painting: Ariadne waking on the shore of Naxos; she sits on a mattress with a red cushion, wearing white drapery and a red necklace and armlets; behind her is a rocky cliff; she points at the ship of Theseus sailing away in the distance.

Found in Herculaneum 

(Source: The British Museum)

Notes

  1. satidiriv reblogged this from annaeder
  2. annaeder reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  3. justmabie reblogged this from classicsenthusiast
  4. poete reblogged this from didoofcarthage
  5. vinasolera reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  6. thefrankybaca reblogged this from romegreeceart
  7. kingcogi reblogged this from pallas-athena
  8. lasassenach reblogged this from elucubrare
  9. elucubrare reblogged this from aquilasaurus
  10. aquilasaurus reblogged this from cubitumeamus
  11. the-pleasures-of-reading reblogged this from romegreeceart
  12. tawny reblogged this from predatories
  13. predatories reblogged this from romegreeceart
  14. visirion reblogged this from romegreeceart
  15. romegreeceart reblogged this from lasbatallitasdequiron
  16. talenachimaru reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  17. jenn2d2 reblogged this from centuriespast and added:
    I sincerely hope she’s flipping him the bird for ditching her.
  18. effigiei reblogged this from classicsenthusiast
  19. great-concavity reblogged this from centuriespast
  20. totemnb reblogged this from surmars
  21. mshernandezdali reblogged this from ancientpeoples
  22. alexchaffey reblogged this from bookeofhowrs
  23. bookeofhowrs reblogged this from didoofcarthage
  24. kuikkuninja reblogged this from centuriespast
  25. pale-sang-bleu reblogged this from centuriespast
  26. lagaleriedepanurgo reblogged this from centuriespast
  27. surmars reblogged this from erotopaegnion
  28. postnational reblogged this from centuriespast
  29. carpinska reblogged this from centuriespast
Flag Counter