Return of the warrior. Detail. Fresco on the inside side of sarcophagus slab from a Lucanian Tomb.

Second half of the 4th century BCE.

Paestum, National Archaeological Museum
(Museo archeologico nazionale di Paestum)

Credits:
2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Text: museum inscription to the fresco.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME