Category: pompeii

Inscription Reveals Final Years of Life in Pompeii Before the City Was Buried in Ash:

ancientstuff:

Fascinating. A lot of excavating going on in Pompeii, with some magical things being found.

A Sorceress’s Kit Was Discovered in the Ashes of Pompeii:

tantus:

A box of trinkets from Pompeii. It contained buttons, beetles, miniature penises, crystals, tiny skulls & little dolls. It’s believed to possibly be a sorceress’s tool kit for casting fertility spells.

ancientorigins:

Ruins of Pompeii, Italy

nemfrog:

Sphinxes found in Pompeii. Les ruines de Pompéi. 1824-38. e-rara

ancient-rome-au:

Archaeologists uncover remains of man crushed as he fled Pompeii

I feel like this would make an excellent meme format (superimpose words or images over the stone and the skeleton to signify what each represents) but it also feels disrespectful of the dead… what do you folks think?

Mosaic With Fish, Octopuses And Other Animals, Pompeii.

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ancientrome:

Pompeii (2014)

museum-of-artifacts:

Citizens of Herculaneum in the dock buildings, 79 AD