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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.

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

*HOUSE OF THE VETTII:  Pompeii, date: 79 AD destroyed.  Current location:   Pompeii, Napoli, Campania, Italy.  The House of Vetti preserves exceptional examples of pompeian wall-paintings. It is one of the few Pomeian  house to have all of the wall paintings, furniture, + artifacts discovered there remain in place, rather than removed (+often sold) as in earlier centuries.

*HOUSE OF THE VETTII: Pompeii, date: 79 AD destroyed. Current location: Pompeii, Napoli, Campania, Italy. The House of Vetti preserves exceptional examples of pompeian wall-paintings. It is one of the few Pomeian house to have all of the wall paintings, furniture, + artifacts discovered there remain in place, rather than removed (+often sold) as in earlier centuries.

Pompeii Bath House - The art, while faded and in ruins, is still glorious. The carvings, paintings and mosaics and even architecture. Brilliant, vibrant and sensuous.

Pompeii Bath House - The art, while faded and in ruins, is still glorious. The carvings, paintings and mosaics and even architecture. Brilliant, vibrant and sensuous.

Pompeii Villa

Pompeii Villa

thermopolium in pompeii. thermopolium is a kind of roman bar which served hot and cold drinks. the tiled bar-top is fitted with recessed terracotta jars that would have contained the drinks. on the back wall is a fresco painting: specifically it is a lararium (a shrine to roman household gods), featuring bacchus on the far right and mercury on the far left. this particular example is called the thermopolium of vetutius placidus and is located on the via dell'abbondanza in pompeii.

thermopolium in pompeii. thermopolium is a kind of roman bar which served hot and cold drinks. the tiled bar-top is fitted with recessed terracotta jars that would have contained the drinks. on the back wall is a fresco painting: specifically it is a lararium (a shrine to roman household gods), featuring bacchus on the far right and mercury on the far left. this particular example is called the thermopolium of vetutius placidus and is located on the via dell'abbondanza in pompeii.

Frescoes in the Villa dei Misteri at Pompeii are among the most notable that survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

PHOTO: Frescoes in the Villa dei Misteri at Pompeii

Frescoes in the Villa dei Misteri at Pompeii are among the most notable that survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

But if you're doing Pompeii - you MUST visit Herculaneum - which is near by. It's even more amazing. Complete two-story structures still intact.

But if you're doing Pompeii - you MUST visit Herculaneum - which is near by. It's even more amazing. Complete two-story structures still intact.

Intricate frescoes on the walls and vaulted ceiling of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii, the oldest of the bathhouses in the ancient Roman city that was destroyed by the 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The walls are decorated with plain white and red frescoes, while the vaulted ceiling features elaborate polychrome designs that incorporate rosettes, cupids, and figures of Bacchus, the Roman God of wine and bacchanalia.

PHOTO: Frescoes of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii, Italy

Intricate frescoes on the walls and vaulted ceiling of the Stabian Baths in Pompeii, the oldest of the bathhouses in the ancient Roman city that was destroyed by the 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The walls are decorated with plain white and red frescoes, while the vaulted ceiling features elaborate polychrome designs that incorporate rosettes, cupids, and figures of Bacchus, the Roman God of wine and bacchanalia.

Baths of Diocletian, Rome. From 306-537, they were the largest of the imperial baths. Part of the ancient complex is now a basilica. [photo: !STORAX]

Baths of Diocletian, Rome. From 306-537, they were the largest of the imperial baths. Part of the ancient complex is now a basilica. [photo: !STORAX]

Pompeii's iconic Stabian Baths reopened to the public after three-year restoration

Pompeii's iconic Stabian Baths reopen to the public after three-year restoration

Pompeii's iconic Stabian Baths reopened to the public after three-year restoration

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