Flora's (Flora di Stabiae), Greek nymph, Is one of the most important paintings of the Empire Roman, buried under the ash and lava of the same eruption of Vesuvius who buried Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79 AD. In ancient Rome it was contemplated as the protector of flowering and wheat and in its rituals it was necessary to participate by wearing colored clothes to imitate the color of the flowers.
The fresco shows her intent on delicately collecting the flowers and scattering them with her basket.
- Dimensions: 3 x 2 x 0,07 inch (7.8cm x 5.2cm x 0.2cm)
- Weight: 0,6 lb (0.3g)
Produced in Italy