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Wall Decoration in Herculaneum

By rfhfoto
Captured in a villa in Herculaneum, a town that was destroyed in the same Vesuvius eruption that obliterated Pompeii.
This is a archive photo of a film camera print originally captured on a Canon EOS400D.

Thanks for the C&Cs for last upload.

Tags: General Herculaneum Wall Decorations

Voters: woolybill1, helenlinda, banehawi and 19 more

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1 Oct 2021 10:28PM
Amazing early artwork, thanks for sharing. When you think that most of the colour pigments for painting were imported from overseas even in those days, including the lapis blue from Afghanistan, painting a mural or fresco was a very expensive and time consuming business.

1 Oct 2021 10:41PM
Wonderful early art work...Lin
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
2 Oct 2021 8:09AM
Great shot….I visited Pompeii twice it was fascinating ……I never got to Herculaneum
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2021 9:13AM
Textures, old art and great patina...
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