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Vertumno e Pomona

Vertumnus and Pomona

Vertumnus removing his mask of an old woman, revealing his true form to Pomona
John Cheere

Queluz /  Vertumno e Pomona   Queluz /  Vertumno e Pomona


Lead sculpture, representing Vertumnus and Pomona. Pomona was the Roman nymph of fruit (poma), who had a sacred wood, the Pomonal. Vertumnus was a god of probably Etruscan origin, who had the power to transform himself into as many forms as he wished.


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Item Code: ptli085; Photograph: 31 August 2017
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