Fresco stolen from House of Neptune in Pompeii

Published on March 26th, 2014 | by Admin

Pompei: scomparso affresco da domus di Nettuno

Pompei: scomparso affresco da domus di Nettuno

A portion of a small fresco, depicting Artemis and Apollo has been chipped away and stolen from the House of Neptune in Pompeii.

Citing an employee at the world’s largest open-air museum, newspapers Il Mattino and Il Messaggero said the fresco portion, measuring roughly 20×20 cm, has been missing from the House of Neptune for one week. The missing portion depicted the goddess Artemis, who was seated before her brother Apollo. It was stolen by experts, police say.

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