Art of Pompeii
A portion of the 2nd century BCE Basilica of the Roman town of Pompeii, the oldest surviving example of such a building...
Bronze Pitcher From Pompeii
A bronze pitcher with Nereid (sea nymph). 1st century CE. Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei, (photo taken at the National...
Cave Cavem mosaic from Pompeii
Cave Cavem mosaic from Pompeii. It is on display at the Naples National Archaeological Museum.
Clear Glass Dish from Pompeii
A clear glass dish from Pompeii. 1st century CE. (Photo taken at the National Maritime Museum, Sydney Australia...
Cupid Frieze, House of the Vettii, Pompeii
A section of the 1st century CE cupids frieze from the triclinium or dining room from the House of the Vetti in Pompeii...
A floor mosaic from Pompeii depicting a guard dog. (1st century CE)
Electoral Notices, Pompeii
Many of the buildings in the Roman town of Pompeii, preserved following the burial of the town by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius...
Everyday Life in Pompeii
Two thousand years ago, Mount Vesuvius - a stratovolcano located close to the Gulf of Naples - erupted with tremendous...
Food in the Roman World
The ancient Mediterranean diet revolved around four staples, which, even today, continue to dominate restaurant menus...