Pompeii, Italy

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The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city. Pompeii and the city of Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area, was mostly destroyed and buried under 13 to 20 ft of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79. That ash and pumice preserved this ancient city with all its buildings, statues, mosaic floors, walls decorated in frescos and even people.

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Pompeii Roman Ruins At Sunset

Roman ruins at sunset in Pompeii, Italy. This has had some HDR treatment to bring out the texture of the stone and dusty ground.

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"Lararium" with cast of little statues - The "House of Menander" at Pompeii, as a matter of fact of Quintus Poppaeus, related to Poppaea

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Marble and mosaic table from Pompeii (79 AD) - Naples Archaeological Museum - a photo on Flickriver

Marble and mosaic table from Pompeii (79 AD) - Naples Archaeological Museum

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Pompeii - House of the Small Fountain. The small fountain is located in the mosaic-covered nymphaeum. A nymphaeum in ancient Greece and Rome was a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs. The house itself, on the Via di Mercurio, Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Pompeii Ruins, Ancient Architecture, Art And Architecture

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Pompeii - House of the Small Fountain. The small fountain is located in the mosaic-covered nymphaeum. A nymphaeum in ancient Greece and Rome was a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs. The house itself, on the Via di Mercurio, dates from the first century B.C.E. and is a typical atrium-style house.

*POMPEII ~ Statue of Priapus located in a small cubicle leading off from the kitchen of the House of Vetii. The large hole in the male member indicates that the statue was most probably originally used as a fountain in the garden of the house. Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Pompeii Italy, Roman History, Art History, Greek Gods And Goddesses, Roman Sculpture

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Statue of Priapus located in a small cubicle leading off from the kitchen of the House of Vetii. The large hole in the male member indicates that the statue was most probably originally used as a fountain in the garden of the house.