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8.9: Painted Garden

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    Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of the Painted Garden from Villa of Livia. Plant species found in the fresco include umbrella pine, oak, red fir, quince, pomegranate, myrtle, oleander, date palm, strawberry, laurel, viburnum, holm oak, boxwood, cypress, ivy, acanthus, rose, poppy, chrysanthemum, chamomile, fern, violet, and iris.

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    Painted Garden, Villa of Livia, fresco, 30–20 BCE (Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Massimo, Rome)


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