• The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestum built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestum built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. .   The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world .  The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestum built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestum built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestum built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. .   The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world .  The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Base of a Roman Temple ( 200 BC) in  Paestum dedicated to the Capitoline Triad, Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, in the Roman Forum. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestum built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestum  built in about 460–450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. .   The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world .  The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. .   The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world .  The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore] from the Greek city of Poseidonia which became Roman Paestum. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastum built in about 500 BC.  Paestum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The dead man is depicted listenening to the flute of Eros which causes him to be distracted from the real world so being able to enter the next The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety .Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of two men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer with a wreath of pomegranates in the top panel. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 1 Plundered Furnishings.  (375-350 BC)
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on a mythical horse being offered food for the journey to the next world . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 84.  (350-340 )
  • Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased collecting pomegranates. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting a deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a dead women laid out on a bed . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 53 350-330 BC
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier vand a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on a mythical horse being offered food for the journey to the next world . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 84.  (350-340 )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a chariot race . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 48.  ( 340-330 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting a deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of 2 warriors fighting, Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century  BC
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier vand a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased holding a pomegranate. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer with a wreath of pomegranates in the top panel. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 1 Plundered Furnishings.  (375-350 BC)
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of 2 warriors fighting, Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century  BC
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased collecting pomegranates. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased collecting pomegranates. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased holding a pomegranate. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of two men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier on a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 58 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier on a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 58 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer with a wreath of pomegranates in the top panel. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 1 Plundered Furnishings.  (375-350 BC)
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a chariot race . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a chariot race . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 48.  ( 340-330 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a warrior on a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century  BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man on a chariot. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 53 ( 350-330 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of two soldiers in armour fighting. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 86 (330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a two men boxing whilst listening to the pipes of Eros. Pastrum 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  (370-360 BC)
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier vand a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on a mythical horse being offered food for the journey to the next world . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 84.  (350-340 )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a garland of pomegranates . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a garland of pomegranates . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a liion. Pastrum 3rd Century BC
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestrum built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of two men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on her death bed ( porthesis). Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 86 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on her death bed ( porthesis). Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 86 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier on a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 58 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man racing a chariot past the winning post. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a two men fighting. Pastrum 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a cockerell. Pastrum 3rd Century BC
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestrum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestrum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Doric style temple of Hera of Paestrum, built around 550 BC by Greek colonists from Sybaris, is the oldest surviving temple in Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of two men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on a mythical horse being offered food for the journey to the next world . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 84.  (350-340 )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. This panel from the short side of the tomb shows a man with a wreathed wine crater . Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting a deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety.  Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. This panel from the short side of the tomb shows a man with a wreathed wine crater . Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Close up of the ancient Doric Greek capitals & columns of the  Temple of Hera of Paestrum built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Base of a Roman Temple ( 200 BC) in  Paestrum dedicated to the Capitoline Triad, Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, in the Roman Forum. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • The ancient Doric Greek Temple of Hera of Paestrum  built in about 460-450 BC. Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer with a wreath of pomegranates in the top panel. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 1 Plundered Furnishings.  (375-350 BC)
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world . The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. This panel from the short side of the tomb shows a man with a wreathed wine crater . Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased collecting pomegranates. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased holding a pomegranate. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a chariot race . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 48.  ( 340-330 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting a deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety.  Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. This panel from the short side of the tomb shows a man with a wreathed wine crater . Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier vand a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a soldier on a horse. Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 58 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety.  Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world . The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world . The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The dead man is depicted listenening to the flute of Eros which causes him to be distracted from the real world so being able to enter the next The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety .Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables on which goblets have been placed.  The abondon experienced at the Synposium was one way in which the dead could access the next world . The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The dead man is depicted listenening to the flute of Eros which causes him to be distracted from the real world so being able to enter the next The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety .Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased holding a pomegranate. Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a man hunting deer . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 18.  ( 370-360 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a garland of pomegranates . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a garland of pomegranates . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of a chariot race . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb n. 48.  ( 340-330 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting . Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 24.  (370-360 BC )
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. This panel is from the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety.  Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Reconstruction of  the inside of the Greek Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The rear panel is from one of the long sides of the tomb and shows a symposium of men lying on couches facing low tables.  The men on the couches are playing the song of Eros the liar and the flute to distract the deceased from worldly thoughts so he can enter the next world. The fresco on the lid of the tomb and shows a  diving from a column into water. The column represents the border of thye known world and therefore the limit of man's knowledge.  The dive represents the passage form this world to the next. The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety. Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of the deceased on her death bed ( porthesis). Paestrum, Andriuolo. Tomb 86 ( 330-320 BC )
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Lucanian fresco tomb painting of men dualing . Paestrum, Andriuolo. 3rd Century BC
  • Greek Fresco on the inside of Tomb of  the Diver  [La Tomba del Truffatore]. The dead man is depicted listenening to the flute of Eros which causes him to be distracted from the real world so being able to enter the next The tomb is painted with the true fresco technique and its importance lies in being "the only example of Greek painting with figured scenes dating from the Orientalizing, Archaic, or Classical periods to survive in its entirety .Paestrum, Andriuolo.  (480-470 BC  )
  • The ancient Doric Greek  temple of Athena of Pastrum built in about 500 BC.  Paestrum archaeological site, Italy.

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