Italy, Tomb of the Diver at Paestum –






Back from an immersion in Southern Italy’s culture, I am bringing this simple but striking image from a tomb recently (1968) discovered around the archeological site of an ancient (6th-4th BC) Greek colony : Poseidonis (Paestum).

The diver’s fresco was painted on the inside cover of the sarcophagus, facing the deceased’s eyes.






Diving into the unknown.




‘Il Tuffatore’ (diver)






Around 450 BC, Paestum museum (100 km East of Naples).









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A lover of visual arts.
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