Pompeii Window Grate

Pompeii Window Grate- usually coated in sheep bladder or thin layers of gypsum or mica. Poorer people usually just had shutters etc.

"Pompeii -"Lararium" with cast of little statues - The "House of Menander"  Chapter 5: Lararium- small shrine or niche in a room- usually off the atrium in which Roman gods could be celebrated.

"Pompeii -"Lararium" with cast of little statues - The "House of Menander" Chapter 5: Lararium- small shrine or niche in a room- usually off the atrium in which Roman gods could be celebrated.

Six ancient residences, or 'domus', at archaeological excavations of Pompeii have re-opened to visitors

The newly restored dwellings of Pompeii unveiled in £3m spruce up

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Six ancient residences, or 'domus', at archaeological excavations of Pompeii have re-opened to visitors

Herculaneum baker's shop    A standard design of flour mill in both Pompeii and Herculaneum

Ancient Rome - Herculaneum baker's shop A standard design of flour mill in both Pompeii and Herculaneum

#Pompeii  --  Roman Fresco of Bedroom 16  --  Excavated from the 'Villa of the Mysteries' at Pompeii

Pompeii, Roman Fresco of Bedroom 16 excavated from the Villa of the Mysteries.

Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

Mosaic columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum . The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum.

A Roman house in Herculaneum

A Roman house in Herculaneum ~ an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 A., located in the territory of today's commune of Ercolano, in the Italian region of Campania in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius.

Herculaneum. Street bar with pots to keep food hot. 2011 / by Marny Perry

Marble slabs facing a counter in Herculaneum. Some dolia contained ancient dry fruits, legumes and vegetables.

House of Julia Felix in the ruins of Pompeii. It blows my mind that her house is actually there and we're not talking about dirt and an old floorplan.

Summer triclinium at the house of Julia Felix in Pompeii. The dining room is partially outdoors and faces the peristyle garden. In the back, a nymphaeum water feature was built into the wall, and is flanked by two niches that may have held small statues.

Roman bakery oven, Pompeii

Once again, a glimpse into the life of Roman cooking and baking. The arch is a huge hint that this is actually from Roman times, since it was a new development to them. Pompeii - Wood Fired Roman Oven at a Bakery

The Villa Dei Papiri (House of Books) was discovered in the ruins of Herculaneum in the 18th century.  1,100 ancient books were recovered, mostly carbonized but providing an invaluable window into the world of imperial Rome.

*HERCULANEUM, ITALY ~ The Villa Dei Papiri (House of Books) was discovered in the ruins of Herculaneum in the century. ancient books were recovered, mostly carbonized but providing an invaluable window into the world of imperial Rome.

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