Egyptian cults in ancient Pompeii

The ruins in Pompeii show several witnesses of the special love that its citizens had for the Egyptian culture. An exposition (until November 2/2016) through the ruins displays sculptures loaned by the Egyptian Museum of Turin, and stresses all the paintings, mosaics and of course the temple mostly related with Egypt. Since the VIII century…

A Roman house in Pompeii

[facebook url=”https://www.facebook.com/www.didatticarte.it/videos/876211595759067/” /]   If you ever wondered about how a house looked like in ancient Roman time, give a look at this video: I admired the 3D reconstruction. Since some paintings on the walls, I recognized the Villa Arianna from a little village that was close to Pompeii at Roman time, Stabiae. You will…

Magnificent Roman mosaics in Herculaneum

Neptune and Amphitrite mosaic surprises every day hundreds of visitors of the excavations in Herculaneum. Most of the houses and villas in this town are quite big, because belonging to rich and powerful men from Rome, who came here to have a holiday, a rest, a peaceful time to recharge themselves with new energies and…