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#3039: Tomb of the Diver (470 BC)

Photo 3039: Tomb of the Diver (470 BC) - Archaeological Museum, Paestum

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Photo ID
3039
Credit
Title
Tomb of the Diver (470 BC)
Caption
Fresco from the Tomb of the Diver, named for this scene, dating from 470 BC. It was found in the Area Tempa del Prete in Paestum. The mural shows a diver in mid-plunge, which is thought to represent the passage from life to death. The same tomb has murals of a funeral cortege and male lovers banqueting.
Geotag
40.423453° N, 15.007228° E
Uploaded
December 2, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
100