A fresco from Pompeii showing the kiss of a Roman couple. Above is the inscription: NOLO CUM MYRTALE, which can be translated as: “I don’t want to [do this] with Myrtale”. It can be concluded that the fresco is showing a kiss with a lover. The object dates to the 1st century CE. Currently, it is in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples.
Photo: Francisco Fernández
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