Stunning Narcissus fresco uncovered at Pompeii

Discovery comes soon after Leda and the Swan work unearthed

(ANSA) - Rome, February 14 - A stunning fresco depicting Narcissus looking at himself in the mirror has been uncovered during new excavations at Pompeii, the interim director of the archaeological site, Alfonsina Russo, announced on Thursday.
    The discovery was made during a dig at the Regio V section of the ancient Roman city and comes just months after the unearthing of another specular fresco, depicting Jupiter taking the form of a swan to impregnate Spartan queen Leda. "The beauty of these rooms have led us to change our project and continue the excavation," Russo said. "In the future it will be possible to open up at least a part of this domus for the public to enjoy".


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