Ercolano, ecco i mobili mai visti e custoditi nei depositi
Nei depositi del sito archeologico di Ercolano è nascosto un tesoro: mobili e arredi in legno carbonizzati. C'è una culla, un letto, pi…
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
Roman Furniture from Herculaneum
Herculeneum is the other city buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE. Among the wonders preserved there is wooden furniture, charred in place by the pyroclastic flow that buried the town 10 meters (35 feet) deep. What got me interested in this material was that little night stand above. That is a design that has not changed one whit in 2000 years. A cradle. Small table. Stool. Wooden shrine from the House of the Wooden Shrine. Bed frame. Even fairly wealthy Romans mostly used these…
The story of the day Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, with an eyewitness account alongside archaeological evidence to piece together the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
A strongbox found in the Villa of L. Crassius Tertius, Oplontis. The strongbox contained over 200 coins together with a collection of gold and silver jewellery- it was found in the peristyle. The wooden framework of the box is covered with iron sheets, and is inscribed “Pythonymos, Pytheas, and Nikokrates, the workers of Herakleides, made [this].” The items of jewellery include a bronze seal ring bearing the inscription L.CRAS.TERT.
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