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Fiorella Mannoia - Le Notti di Maggio

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ "House of Centenary at Pompeii" - Water-colours on Pompeii by Luigi Bazzani (Bologna - Naples Archaeological Museum - Exhibition until 6 January 2014

Herculaneum baker's shop    A standard design of flour mill in both Pompeii and Herculaneum

Ancient Rome - Herculaneum baker's shop A standard design of flour mill in both Pompeii and Herculaneum

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 ” ”

AD79 eruption #Pompeii -- The House of Paquius Proculus (Pansa) -- On the south side of the Via dell'Abbondanza -- Excavated in 1911 -- Remains of 7 children were discovered inside one room.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ The House of Paquius Proculus (Pansa) on the south side of the Via dell'Abbondanza Pompeii was excavated in Remains of 7 children were found inside one room. Mosaic floors surround the impluvium.

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.

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.

House of Julia Felix in the ruins of Pompeii.  It blows my mind that her house is actually there and we're not talking about dirt and an old floorplan.

Summer triclinium at the house of Julia Felix in Pompeii. The dining room is partially outdoors and faces the peristyle garden. In the back, a nymphaeum water feature was built into the wall, and is flanked by two niches that may have held small statues.

Corridor, Pompeii ~ to walk down this corridor in the time of Pompeii hearing the sounds and breathing the fragrances of the city

Corridor, Pompeii ~ to walk down this corridor in the time of Pompeii hearing the sounds and breathing the fragrances of the city Mehr

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