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Roman wall painting: Polyphemus and Galatea in a landscape, from the imperial villa at Boscotrecase Early Imperial, Augustan last decade of the century B.

Pompeii is an archaeological treasure trove. This fresco is one of the many beautiful remains of this seaside village buried in ash in 79 AD by Mt Vesuvius. #historylives #pompeii #loveitalia #travelitaly

Fresco at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, which was destroyed and buried during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD by khd, via Shutt.



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Category:Homunculus - Wikimedia Commons

Category:Homunculus - Wikimedia Commons

Comparative Diagram 1 - Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42) vs a colored engraving of frescoes from Domus Aurae by Vincenzo Brenna, Franciszek Smuglewicz, Marco Gregorio Carloni, published in 1776 Vestigia delle Terme di Tito e loro interne pitture, Rome.

House of the Gold Bracelet vs Domus Aurae IVth pompeian style

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Mount Etna, 1637, from Athanasius Kircher’s Mundus Subterraneus, 1665. Courtesy Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.

Mount Etna, Mundus Subterraneus (Underground World), Athanasius Kircher,

Les sept merveilles du monde, Porte-feuille des enfans. Volume 1 / , melange interessant d'animaux, plantes, fleurs, fruits, mineraux, costumes, antiquités et autres objets instructifs et amusants pour la jeunesse... Redigé par F. J. Bertuch. Volume premier [-dixieme]. | 1796-1821

1810 print showing the Colossus of Rhodes, the Olympian Zeus by Phidias, and the Temple of Diana at Ephesus