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Torre Annunziata - Villa de Popea Sabina - by Amadalvarez

Caldarium (hot bath) of Villa di Poppaea in Oplontis that was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. - fresco of Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides

Wall Frescoes From 'The Villa of Mysteries'  --  Excavated from Pompeii

Amazing frescoes in Pompeii; this one is the second Pompeii-style, as it represents almost real-life architecture

Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale were lost to the world in late August AD79 to lie hidden for almost 1800 years, a time capsule of Roman life in the first century A.D. This website provides details on the story of their destruction and re-discovery and an in-depth look at what can be seen today

Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale were lost to the world in late August to lie hidden for almost 1800 years, a time capsule of Roman life in the first century AD.

Pompeii, House of Venus in a Shell. On the rear wall of the peristyle are three large paintings on a blue background. The left hand painting is of the god Mars shown standing naked on a plinth while holding a lance & a shield. Around him the foliaged garden is teeming with bird life. AD 79 eruption

Pompeii, House of Venus in a Shell. On the rear wall of the peristyle are three large paintings on a blue background. The left hand painting is of the god Mars shown standing naked on a plinth while holding a lance & a shield.

Ercolano (Herculaneum, destroyed with four other cites in 79 A.D. after the eruption of Vesuvius.  Pompeii is simply the most famous of the five.)

Ercolano (Herculaneum, destroyed with four other cites in 79 A. after the eruption of Vesuvius. Pompeii is simply the most famous of the five.

Fourth Style. Mau's Intricate Style. painting, Ixion Room, House of the Vetii, Pompeii, 1st century C.E.

Fourth Style Roman wall painting in the Ixion Room (Triclinium P) of the House of the Vettii, Pompeii, Italy, ca.

Pompeii Window Grate

Pompeii Window Grate- usually coated in sheep bladder or thin layers of gypsum or mica. Poorer people usually just had shutters etc.

Hall of the Augustales (79CE) ♦ Herculaneum (Ercolano), Campania, Italy | Flickr - Photo by Tintern

Hall of the Augustales, Herculaneum. Herculaneum was a seaside town destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in The area is better preserved than the more famous ruins Pompeii.

Rook, c. 100 BCE. Roman fresco, Pompeii.

last-picture-show: ““In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.” Hermann Broch, The Death of Vergil Anonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii ”

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