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Villa dei Misteri, I a.C. - I d.C. Pompei

Detail of Mask fresco - from the Cycle in the Villa of the Mysteries, in Pompei

Pompei.  - Villa di Misteri. ❤️

Triclinium wall fresco in Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii (rediscovered in 1748 after eruption of Mt.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ A glass-eyed bronze statue of Apollo, Greek god of the arts, was excavated from the Pompeii house of Julius Polybius in the 1970s.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ A glass-eyed bronze statue of Apollo, Greek god of the arts, was excavated from the Pompeii house of Julius Polybius in the

Map :: The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD.  LANDSAT satellite imagery.

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD Naples is well placed for day trips to Pompeii, Vesuvius, and hopefully boat trips to the Island of Stromboli.

Mosaic showing a retiarius (net-fighter) named Kalendio fighting a secutor named Astyanax, 3rd century AD, National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid.

Mosaic showing a retiarius (net-fighter) named Kalendio fighting a secutor named Astyanax, century AD, National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid.

Lion Mosaic / Pompeii   No doubt buried beneath ash for a thousand years plus. Vesuvisus erupted in 79 ad

Lion Mosaic - Pompeii - No doubt buried beneath ash for a thousand years plus. Vesuvisus erupted in 79 ad

Fresco Pompeii, Italy  The Villa of Mysteries a must see. Is it pagan or Christian? You decide.

Etruscan girls fresco at The Villa of Mysteries Pompeya. Note face and movement.

Etruscan women, from mural in Pompeii  http://www.pinterest.com/susiejackman71/roman-greek-etruscan-egyptian-goddesses-mythologic/

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Etruscan women, from mural in Pompeii roman-greek-etruscan-egyptian-goddesses-mythologic

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