Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco in ancient atrium – CTV News

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MILAN — Archeologists have stumbled on a fresco in an faded Pompeii accumulate 22 situation that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in savor alongside with his occupy reflection.

The discovery presented Thursday is within the atrium of a dwelling where a fresco was once stumbled on leisurely closing twelve months depicting a sensual scene between the Roman god Jupiter disguised as a swan and Leda, a queen of Sparta from Greek mythology.

Pompeii director Alfonsina Russo stated that the “elegance of these rooms” has introduced about officials to proceed to uncover extra treasures in mutter that one day the dwelling can even merely furthermore be no longer decrease than partially opened to the public.

Officials renowned archeologists furthermore stumbled on inner the faded atrium a dozen glass containers, eight terracotta vases and a bronze funnel in a put beneath a staircase.

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