Murals in the Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome (4th century)

During the building of an apartment house on the Via Latina in Rome in 1955 a small Christian catacomb was brought to light, a chance archaeological discovery that turned out to be a startling revelation. The architectural form and painted decoration of the catacomb were much remarked, they were exceptionally lavish. These frescoes mix pagan and Christian themes.

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Hypogeum of Tellus
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

905*1100
True Color
245 Kb



The Death of Cleopatra
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

1200*742
True Color
246 Kb



Daniel in the Lions' Den
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

976*1100
True Color
229 Kb



Samaritan Womman at the Well
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

800*646
True Color
73 Kb



Bust of a Woman
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

1051*1200
True Color
247 Kb



Hercules and the Hydra
4th century
Photo
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

947*1100
True Color
244 Kb



Construction of a villa
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

1100*820
True Color
237 Kb



The Raising of Lazarus
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

1300*884
True Color
249 Kb



Lesson in Medicine
4th century
Fresco
Catacomb of Via Latina, Rome

1300*846
True Color
240 Kb