Rape of Europa
Fresco from Pompeii (House of Jason, IX, 5, 18, oecus g).
1st century CE.
H. 125 cm, H. 95 cm.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXIXInv. No. 111475.Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen

Rape of Europa.

Fresco from Pompeii (House of Jason, IX, 5, 18, oecus g).
1st century CE.
H. 125 cm, H. 95 cm.
Inv. No. 111475.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXIX
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli, Sala LXIX)

Origin:
From Pompeii (House of Jason, IX, 5, 18, oecus g).
Description:
English Europe seated on a bull, actually Zeus in disguise, is celebrated by her companions before the bull carries her off to Crete.

Italiano Europa siede sul toro, in realtà Zeus in sembianze animali, festeggiato dalle compagne prima che la porti a Creta.

Italiano Europe assise sur un taureau, en réalité Zeus, est célébrée par ses compagnes avant que le taureau ne l’emmène en Crète.

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