Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum. Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Italy

Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum. Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Italy

The ‘menu’ of services was painted on the walls of the brothels.  Some say the city was destroyed because of its sin.

The ‘menu’ of services was painted on the walls of the brothels. Some say the city was destroyed because of its sin.

Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii.  The so-called Sappho girl.  This famous miniature, discovered in June 1760, has remained one of the most famous female portraits from Pompeii. It has the air of gracious refinement that surrounds this girl, caught in a moment of meditation before putting pen to paper.  Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy

Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii. The so-called Sappho girl. This famous miniature, discovered in June 1760, has remained one of the most famous female portraits from Pompeii. It has the air of gracious refinement that surrounds this girl, caught in a moment of meditation before putting pen to paper. Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy

Pompeii mosaics - This was at the doorstep to let people know that you had a guard dog

Pompeii mosaics - This was at the doorstep to let people know that you had a guard dog

Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Italy

Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Italy

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

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

Wall painting from Pompeii: woman with scroll and child reading (Roman, 1st century CE)

Wall painting from Pompeii: woman with scroll and child reading (Roman, 1st century CE)

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