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.
Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii. Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial