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Ancient Chattels

By Philip_H
One of several shots of Pompeii from my p/f. This is the granary market located at the northwest corner of the Forum. It would have been used to store grain for sale originally. Today it is used as a store for some of the archaeological artefacts from the site.

Thanks for all the C&Cs on 'Power of the Past'.

Best wishes,
Philip

Tags: Forum General Roman Italy Archaeology Artefacts Pompeii Amphora Granary market Chattels

Voters: CarolG, NDODS, nonur and 18 more


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NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 6:30PM
An informative opening narrative Phillip. Supported as always with a high quality documentary photograph, which has been captured from a great point of view.

Just before I go Phillip a very quick and rather poor joke, "How much is a Greek Urn?" "I don't know ask him" Boom Boom,

Regards Nathan

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nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
4 Oct 2012 6:48PM
Great, love it!
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 7:07PM
Amazing, I assumed this was a modern pottery!
Moira
jdinne 13 16 England
4 Oct 2012 7:32PM
Great intro Phillip and a great image.

John
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Oct 2012 7:32PM
Reminds me of a shop we visit from time to time, in OHIO--- they sell similar urns and pots all lined up on shelves--nothing fancy-- you choose what you want and buy!
carper123 Plus
5 942 8 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 7:34PM
I like this one, Phillip, a strong composition with the patterns and shapes with good detail.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
4 Oct 2012 9:37PM
Great comp. What wonderful condition these appear to be in despite their age and the historic disaster they became part of.

Ann
HELANA 6 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 9:45PM
Lovely patton picture Phillip,very good angle,nicely taken.
Elena
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 10:13PM
Some of them look in very good condition. Like others, I at first thought it was pottery, freshly made, lined up ready for painting.
Tibetan 4 3 England
5 Oct 2012 1:33PM
The ones with pointed bases are so they stand up in the sand, clever idea for century's ago, a very nice photo, well taken,like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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