A Fresco of Narcissus Has Been Discovered Among the Ruins of Pompeii

Excavations in a lavishly decorated house in ancient Pompeii have yielded a Valentine's Day-worthy discovery: a fresco of Narcissus, the mythical hunter who fell in love with his own reflection.

A Fresco of Narcissus Has Been Discovered Among the Ruins of Pompeii

The exquisite artwork was relatively well-preserved

Fri 15 Feb 19 from TIME

Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco in ancient atrium

Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Archaeologists find extraordinarily well-preserved Pompeii fresco of Narcissus

The tale of a beautiful man who tragically fell in love with himself, painted on the walls of a Roman house which collapsed in tragedy.

Tue 19 Feb 19 from ZME Science

Ancient Fresco of Mythical Narcissus Found in Pompeii

Excavations in a lavishly decorated house in ancient Pompeii have yielded a Valentine's Day-worthy discovery: a fresco of Narcissus, the mythical hunter who fell in love with his own reflection.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Livescience

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