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Ancient Pompeii

A mural in Pompeii, depicting the marriage of Alexander to Barsine (Stateira) in 324 BC. The couple are apparently dressed as Ares and Aphrodite.

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from Tour Italy Now

Pompeii Graffiti: The Artistic Language of Ancient Pompeii

I have traveled all over Italy and The Vatican was fantastic but Pompeii blew me away!!! Don't miss it! Pompeii Graffiti: The Artistic Language of Ancient Pompeii

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Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii. Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

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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 - a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

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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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from Jonistravelling

Visiting Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Day Trip to the Past

A day trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy, is a great way to get a feel for the ancient Roman Empire. Here are all the details you'll need to see these two sets of ruins without taking a tour.

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Pompeii mosaic. Looks like a dog (K9?) guarding a TARDIS to me...

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