Door of a villa in ancient Pompeii. Don't think this was a door but a fountain or place to get water.

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Pompeii mosaics - This was at the doorstep to let people know that you had a guard dog

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Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii. Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy. Art Experience NYC

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This is the Forum of Pompeii as it would have looked in the year 61 CE. In February of 62 CE, an intense earthquake left the Forum and parts of the city in ruin. 17 years later on Aug 24 in 79 CE, Mt.Vesuvius erupted.

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Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum. Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Italy

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Mural in Pompeii - Repinning because I don't get the chance to mention that I HAVE A PHD IN CLASSICS nearly enough in everyday life, lol. :P

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The ‘menu’ of services was painted on the walls of the brothels. Some say the city was destroyed because of its sin.

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Wall painting from Pompeii: woman with scroll and child reading (Roman, 1st century CE)

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