Herculaneum (in modern Italian Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows AD 79, located in the territory of the current commune of Ercolano, in the Italian region of Campania in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius. It is most famous for having been lost, along with Pompeii, Stabiae and Oplontis, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius beginning on August 24, AD 79, which buried them in superheated pyroclastic material that has solidified into volcanic tuff. It also became…
Ara Pacis Augustae - Revista de Historia
El Ara Pacis Augustae o Altar de la Paz Augusta fue construido por el senado romano tras las victorias del emperador Augusto en Galia e Hispania.
Jennie Anderson on Twitter
“#Watercolour #reconstruction of a C14th #farmstead at Eckweek, #Somerset, one of a set of illustrations made for a report about the site. This was a fun but challenging view to work on! #reconstructionillustration #archaeology #illustration #medieval #farm #farmstead #cutaway”
Historical Reconstructions Part XV
André Houot There is little to no info about this amazing illustrator online. A wiki page has a brief synopsis on him, but I was hard pressed to find any of his work for sale. Many of these piece…
The House of the Faun in Pompeii: "Lararium" (polychrome succo)
Dating: II century BC Perhaps : house of Publius Sulla, grandson of dictator The largest house of Pompeii The most beautiful house in antiquity www.flickr.com/groups/69646291@N00/discuss/72157629337054... www.flickr.com/groups/ancient/discuss/72157629930730728/#... www.flickr.com/groups/pompeii/discuss/72157631247499688/#...
Che cos'è la Suburra? - Focus.it
Sinonimo di quartiere malfamato, al punto da aver dato il titolo di film e serie tv "crime", la Suburra era il cuore della Roma malfamata, ma tollerata dal potere.