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#8614: Tomb of the Diver Fresco

Photo 8614: Tomb of the Diver Fresco - Archaeological Museum, Paestum

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Photo ID
8614
Credit
Title
Tomb of the Diver Fresco
Caption
Fresco from the Tomb of the Diver, named for this scene, found in the Area Tempa del Prete in Paestum and dated to 470 BCE. This fresco, from the lid of the tomb, shows a diver in mid-plunge, thought to represent the passage from life to death.
Geotag
40.423453° N, 15.007228° E
Uploaded
July 1, 2011
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
100