Naked boy fresco. 16th century BC. Room 3b, Xeste 3, Akrotiri, Thera.
“Diavoli mordono e graffiano alcuni dannati”, miniatura tratta dal ‘Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur’ (Francia, 1450-1470), Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Portrait of an elderly man
Portrait is made on sycamore wood. Material used is tempera. The man is flanked by Egyptian gods; on the right the god Horus and on the left the goddess Hathor. 38 cm high and 22.4cm wide ( 14 15/16 x 8 13/16 inch.)
Egyptian, made in the Roman Period, around 250 AD.
Source: Metropolitan Museum
A young symposiast plays the game of kottabos, in which one flings the last of one’s wine at a target while calling out the name of one’s beloved. Interior of a red-figure Attic kylix signed by the potter Pamphaios; painter unknown; ca. 510 BCE. Now in the Louvre.