Jomon goddess figure (Japan's Jomon era: 14,000 BC to about 300 BC)
An ancient Roman town which, like Pompeii, was destroyed and buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Herculaneum was buried under a pyroclastic flow from the eruption and disappeared from history along with Pompeii, and also Stabiae and Oplontis. This was one of the first sights where we could study the skeletal remains of Roman people as normally the dead were cremated.
The Best Toilet in History A Roman toilet in the shape of a chariot from Caracalla , Rome , 2nd/3rd-Century AD! At the British museum!! Shared by Edith Cruz. http://historybuff.com/the-best-toilet-in-history-bWl3deOrDJ0O Shared by Edith Cruz
Mars and Venus -- wall painting from the House of Mars and Venus, Pompeii
Mural in Pompeii, from Villa di Guilia Felice, before 79 B.C. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples
Pompeii, een Romeinse tragedie | Sogno Italiano
Fresco from Pompeii, c. 60 AD Cette fresque a été réalisée au Ier siècle ap J.C. Elle a été découverte dans une villa à Pompéi. Comme c’est une femme qui semble cultivée, on pense que c’était Sappho (poétesse grecque).
These beautiful Fayum mummy portraits are naturalistic painted portraits on wood placed on mummies in Egypt. They belong to the tradition of panel painting, one of the most highly regarded forms of art in the Classical world and date from from the late 1st century BC onwards. It is not clear when their production ended, but recent research suggests the middle of the 3rd century.