Pompeii and Herculaneum
Herculaneum, Stabiae, Torre Annunziata, and other communities, towns, villas, and areas of Mt. Vesuvius, destroyed by the eruption of 79 AD/ CE
Cubiculum (bedroom) from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale | Roman | Late Republic | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cubiculum (bedroom) from the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, ca. 50–40 B.C.. Roman, Late Republic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1903 (03.14.13a–g).
Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale were lost to the world in late August AD79 to lie hidden for almost 1800 years, a time capsule of Roman life in the first century AD. This website provides details on the story of their destruction and re-discovery and an in-depth look at what can be seen today.