Pompeii History

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Thermopolium, Pompeii. Many of the homes in Pompeii were behind 'store fronts' such as these. You can see the oven behind the 'bowl' - servants would cook the food then serve it out of these built in bowls to passing patrons.

Thermopolium, Pompeii

In ancient Rome, a thermopolium was a commercial establishment where it was possible to purchase ready-to-eat food, the forerunner of today's restaurant. The items served at the thermopolia are sometimes compared to modern fast-food. These places were mainly used by the poor or those who simply could not afford a private kitchen, sometimes leading them to be scorned by the upper class. A typical thermopolium would consist of a small room with a distinctive masonry counter in the front…

Several of the frescoes from Pompeii’s Villa of the Mysteries shown before (left) and after (right) the completion of a two-year-long restoration and conservation project.

Open House

Floor of the entrance to dressing room, the women's bath, Pompeii.

Rome, Nero and the Flavians (54-96 A.D.)

A history of Roman antiquities and ancient artifacts during the time of Emperor Nero and the Flavians (54-96 A.D.).

Small kitchen, Pompeii 79CE, with kitchen with cooking utensils. A tripod with cauldron can still be seen in the fireplace, as well as an assortment of pots. Piccola cucina, Pompei 79 d, cucina con utensili da cucina. #pompei #museum #ruins #pompeii #faunopompei #scavidipompei #archeological #ancient #travel #italy #italia #vesuvio #vesuvius #followpompeii #herculaneum www.facebook.com/ScavidiPompei - www.instagram.com/pompeiiruins - www.twitter.com/pompeiiruins

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Small kitchen, Pompeii 79CE, with kitchen with cooking utensils. A tripod with cauldron can still be seen in the fireplace, as well as an assortment of pots. Piccola cucina, Pompei 79 d, cucina con utensili da cucina. #pompei #museum #ruins #pompeii #faunopompei #scavidipompei #archeological #ancient #travel #italy #italia #vesuvio #vesuvius #followpompeii #herculaneum www.facebook.com/ScavidiPompei - www.instagram.com/pompeiiruins - www.twitter.com/pompeiiruins

Mt. Vesuvius in Italy (can hike from the bus lot to the top, around the entire edge of the crater, and go in the volcano!)

Mount Vesuvius gets very interesting

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Pompeii in 19th Century

A paper, wood and plaster scale model of Pompeii by the archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli between 1861 and 1879.

Hands clenched in agony.  Pompeii body cast.

Pompeii

Pompeii Italy tour with a Geologist

pompeii bodies mother and child - Google Search Pompeya. Cuerpo de una madre embarazada y su bebé.

pompeii bodies mother and child - Google Search Pompeya. Cuerpo de una madre embarazada y su bebé.

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology                                                                                                                                                     More

People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

A stunning exhibition shows what life was like for Roman people before Mount Vesuvius erupted killing more than 16,000 residents

Pompeii dig~"This is the first house being excavated in Pompeii after many years. Visitors will be able to observe the dig process as it happens. Several pieces of Pompeii's daily life are going to emerge," Marcello Fiori, Pompeii's emergency commissioner, said.

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