File:Pompeii - Casa dei Vettii - Ixion.jpg

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English: Punishment of Ixion: in the center is Mercury holding the caduceus. On the right is Juno on her throne, and behind her Iris stands and gestures. On the left is Vulcanus (blond figure) manning the wheel, with Ixion already tied to the wheel. Nephele sits at Mercury's feet. Roman fresco from the eastern wall of the triclinium in the Casa dei Vettii ("House of the Vetii", VI 15, 1) in Pompeii, Fourth Style (60-79 AD).
Deutsch: Bestrafung Ixions: im Vordergrund mit Stab Merkur, rechts Juno, dahinter Iris, ganz links Vulkan mit dem auf das Rad gebundenen Ixion. Zu Füßen von Merkur die sitzende Nephele. Römisches Fresko von der Ostwand des Tricliniums in der Casa dei Vettii (VI 15,1) in Pompeji.
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Source Marisa Ranieri Panetta (ed.): Pompeji. Geschichte, Kunst und Leben in der versunkenen Stadt. Belser, Stuttgart 2005, ISBN 3-7630-2266-X, p. 364
Author WolfgangRieger
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