*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii. Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.
with exceptional examples of pompeiian wall-paintings. It is one of the few Pompeiian houses w/all the wall paintings, furniture, + artifacts discovered there still in place, rather than removed (+often sold) as in earlier centuries.
thermopolium in pompeii. thermopolium is a kind of roman bar which served hot…
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.
if you're visiting Pompeii - you MUST visit Herculaneum - which is near by. Complete two-story structures still intact.
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.
Baths of Diocletian, Rome. From they were the largest of the imperial baths. Part of the ancient complex is now the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli designed by Michelangelo and completed by Vanvitelli.
Villa of Mysteries: although covered w/metres of ash & other volcanic material, the villa sustained only minor damage in the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD: the majority of its walls, ceilings, & most particularly its frescoes survived largely undamaged