Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage

Tapestry weave: silk and wool | 411 x 464.5cm | 1679

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli

Dido loves Aeneas and offers a sacrifice to the gods, specifically Juno, the goddess of marriage, to keep him in Carthage. Priests prepare to cut open the newly slaughtered heifer and read the future in its entrails.

Credit: Gift of Mrs. Francis F. ...
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