Herculaneum (in modern Italian Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows AD 79, located in the territory of the current commune of Ercolano, in the Italian region of Campania in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius. It is most famous for having been lost, along with Pompeii, Stabiae and Oplontis, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius beginning on August 24, AD 79, which buried them in superheated pyroclastic material that has solidified into volcanic tuff. It also became…
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The House of the Faun in Pompeii: "Lararium" (polychrome succo)
Dating: II century BC Perhaps : house of Publius Sulla, grandson of dictator The largest house of Pompeii The most beautiful house in antiquity www.flickr.com/groups/69646291@N00/discuss/72157629337054... www.flickr.com/groups/ancient/discuss/72157629930730728/#... www.flickr.com/groups/pompeii/discuss/72157631247499688/#...
The Colours Of Ancient Rome, Rome Travel Blogs | Roma Experience
How did ancient Romans see colours? How did they use them to decorate their private houses and public spaces in Rome ancient city and empire? Learn about colours in ancient Rome and share if you like. Thank you!