Did I mention that his Aristotle, Socrates and Solomon are all pygmies? It’s mean to be a humorous scene on a podium decorated with fresco scenes of pygmies. In another panel they battle crocodiles and hippopotami, whilst in a third they process along the banks of a river (images here).
Monday, November 14, 2011
Solomon the pygmy?
SOLOMON THE PYGMY? Dorothy Lobel King is skeptical of the claim in BAR in 2008 that Solomon, Socrates, and Aristotle are pictured in a Pompeii fresco.