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Stunning “sensual” queen fresco discovery in Pompeii

Archaeologists in the ancient city of Pompeii have discovered a remarkable fresco showing a sensual scene involving the Roman god…

Archaeologists in the ancient city of Pompeii have discovered a remarkable fresco showing a sensual scene involving the Roman god Jupiter and Leda, a legendary Queen Sparta from Greek mythology.

Fresco was discovered in a cubic or bedroom, in the remains of the Roman city.

In fresco, Jupiter is disguised as a swan. The figure of Lead impregnated by God in swan form was a fairly common home dynamics in Pompeii and Herculaneum, another city destroyed in 79 AD through the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius near the present-day Naples.

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After the outbreak of Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii was quickly buried by volcanic ash and killed around 2000 by the city’s inhabitants, according to History.com.

Lead is an important figure in Greek mythology. “The scene &#821

1; full of sensuality – shows Jupiter’s union, turned into a swan, and Leda, King of King Tyndareus,” explains the archaeological site of Pompeii, in a Facebook post.

“From her embraces first with Jupiter and then Tyndareus, the twins would be born Castor and Pollux from an egg (Dioscuri), Helen – the future wife of King Menelaus of Sparta and the cause of the Trojan War – and Clytemnestra, later the bride ) by King Agamemnon of Argos and Brother of Menelaus. “

In Greek mythology, Leda was born of God Zeus, the Greek version of Jupiter.

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The archaeological park of Pompei director Massimo Osanna praised this fresco as outstanding as it was painted to make it look. Leda looked at the one who saw the fresco when he entered the bedroom.

An archaeologist cleans the fresco “Leda e il cigno & # 39; & # 39; (Lead and swan). (Cesare Abbate / ANSA via AP)

“Leader looks at the spectator with a sensuality that is completely pronounced,” told Osanna of the Italian news agency ANSA.

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Osanna noted the fresco context of the Greek “myth of love, with an explicit sensuality in a bedroom there, of course next to sleep, there may be Other activities. “

Fresco, with its colors still remarkably alive, was discovered Friday during ongoing work to consolidate the old city’s structures after rain and wear in recent years caused some ruins to collapse, the tourist agency officials said.

The ancient city remained untouched for over 1500 years until its rediscovered in the 18th century. In the 19th century, archaeologists used plaster to take molds from vacuum cleaners as surrounded skeletons contained in the compressed ash layer. Leaving out of decayed organic residues, the vacuum cleaners offer a blurred snapshot of the victim’s end-of-life. National Geographic states that the lively status of plaster life shows some victims, such as creeping or sitting with heads in their hands.

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] Fresco is just the latest fascinating search for Pompeii. A scratch of text on a wall in Pompeii, for example, writes about the story of the famous ancient outbreak. The newly discovered colossal suggests that the outbreak occurred in October 79, two months later than before.

In addition, archaeologists recently discovered the undisturbed skeletons of a small group of people who protected from the devastating outbreak of Mount Vesuvius. And earlier this year, images of a man’s skeleton, apparently crushed by a rock during the eruption, were viral after their discovery.

Archaeologists have also recently dug the last rest of an old racing horse among the ruins of Pompeii.

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A recent study revealed that when Vesuvius erupted, the intense heat caused the shells of the victims to explode and their blood would boil.

Fox News “Chris Ciaccia and The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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