Pompeii Artistic Landscape Project (PALP)

Seven Days of the Week (Visual Motif)

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Identifier

seven-days-of-the-week-motif

Title

Seven Days of the Week (Visual Motif)

Description

A group of images showing personifications of the seven celestial bodies associated with the days of the week. Should be reserved for relatively unambiguous situations.
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Sequence of Celestial Personifications Representing Seven-Day Cycle From left to right the images represent: Chronos/Saturn for Saturday, Sol for Sunday, Luna for Monday, Mars for Tuesday, Mercury for Wednesday, Jupiter for Thursday, Venus for Friday. This is the usual order of the Roman seven-day cycle that became more popular in the 1st century CE.