Servant from Viminacium Fresco

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Title

Servant from Viminacium Fresco

Date

13/04/2016

Contributor

CEM

Identifier

RS.MS.VM.2016.0011

Coverage

Country: Serbia (RS)
Province: Braničevo (BR)
Site: Viminacium (VM)
Roman Province: Moesia Superior (MS)
Date: 346-350 AD

Publisher

G-2624 (IAB)

Source

Findspot: In Situ
Findspot Description: Mural painting on the Eastern wall of Viminacium's Pagan tomb

Type

Fresco

Format

Natural mineral colors on stone

Description

The fresco depicts a young male servant holding ritual breads on an oval tray in a reduced funerary procession for his mistress.
Bibliography:
Andelkovic, Jelena, Emilija Nikolic, and Dragana Rogic. "Symmetry of the Iconography of Surfaces and Spaces from the Viminacium Tombs." Archaeology and Science 7 (2011) 241-268.

Dunbabin, Katherine. "The Waiting Servant in Later Roman Art." The American Journal of Philology 124, no. 3 (Autumn 2003): 443-468.

Korac, Miomir, ed. The Paintings of Viminacium. Belgrade: Center from New Technology, 2000.

Creator

Local

Subject

Fresco
Servant
Roman
Viminacium
Pagan
Tomb

Rights

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Relation

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Language

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Files

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Citation

Local, “Servant from Viminacium Fresco,” Archaeology of the Later Roman Empire and SEEDD at FSU, accessed May 19, 2022, https://arh41545161lateromanarch.omeka.net/items/show/16.