A yellow wall, with Theseus and Ariadne

Miko Flohr, 23/04/2018

Pompeii, House of the Tragic Poet. This is the back wall of a luxury dining room in the garden area of this house; the paintings date to the last decades of Pompeii’s existence (AD 50-79). The central panel-picture features a scene identified as Theseus leaving Ariadne behind at Naxos.