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Roman statue of Faun in impluvium

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Roman statue of Faun in impluvium
Roman statue of Faun in impluvium | Eric Vandeville / akg-images

Roman statue – made of bronze – showing the dancing Faun. The object is located in the middle of the impluvium (rainwater pool) in the House of the Faun (Pompeii). Artifact dated to the 2nd century BCE.

Faun was a fertility deity half-human and half-goat in shape. Identified with the Greek Satyr.

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