Daedalus and Pasiphae
Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE. Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p)

Daedalus and Pasiphae.

Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE.

Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p)
(Pompei, Parco Archeologico, Casa dei Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p)).

Origin:
Excavated 1894—1895. North exedra-pinacotheca, north wall.
Description:
In the fresco Daedalus is showing the wooden cow made by him to Pasiphae, the wife of Cretian king Minos, whom Zeus inspired with love to the bull as a punishment; Minotaurus was born as the result of their liaison.
Credits:
© 2004. Photo, text: Mazzoleni D. Domus. Pittura e architettura d’illusione nella casa romana. Arsenale Editrice, San Giovanni Lupatoto (Vr), 2004, p. 342.
© 2004. Photo: Luciano Romano.
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