– 400 C.E.
Ancient Cultures

Painted Garden, Villa of Livia


Painted Garden, triclinium (dining room), removed from the Villa of Livia Drusilla, Prima Porta, fresco, 30-20 B.C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Massimo, Rome)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

Plant species represented 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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