Roman fresco depicting a chariot race. Object found in Pompeii; Casa delle Quadrighe (VII 2, 25). Now located in the Naples Museum. Dated back to 1st century CE. [564×348]

Roman fresco depicting a chariot race. Object found in Pompeii; Casa delle Quadrighe (VII 2, 25). Now located in the Naples Museum. Dated back to 1st century CE. [564×348]

Roman mosaic showing aquatic life. Object located in Pompeii. Object dated back to 2nd century BCE. Located currently in Naples, National Archaeological Museum. [1000×954]

Roman mosaic showing aquatic life. Object located in Pompeii. Object dated back to 2nd century BCE. Located currently in Naples, National Archaeological Museum. [1000×954]

Roman fresco showing Apollo’s declaration of love for Daphne, the girl’s vain attempt to flee and her capture by the god. Object found in Pompeii. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum, Naples. [618×728]

Roman fresco showing Apollo’s declaration of love for Daphne, the girl’s vain attempt to flee and her capture by the god. Object found in Pompeii. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum, Naples. [618×728]

Roman mosaic from the 1st century CE showing a group of philosophers from the Academy in Athens. The object was found in Pompeii. He is currently in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. [698×728]

Roman mosaic from the 1st century CE showing a group of philosophers from the Academy in Athens. The object was found in Pompeii. He is currently in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. [698×728]

Roman fresco showing the punishment of Dirce. She was wife of Lycus – king of Thebes. Fresco was found House of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, VII, 4, 56 in Pompeii. Dated to I century CE. Currently located in Naples, National Archaeological Museum. [564×697]

Roman fresco showing the punishment of Dirce. She was wife of Lycus – king of Thebes. Fresco was found House of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, VII, 4, 56 in Pompeii. Dated to I century CE. Currently located in Naples,… Continue Reading

Italian destroyer Regia Torpedoer Partenope sunk in drydock #2 at Naples, Italy, by the Germans when they evacuated the city. October 17, 1943. [2848 x 2356]

Italian destroyer Regia Torpedoer Partenope sunk in drydock #2 at Naples, Italy, by the Germans when they evacuated the city. October 17, 1943. [2848 x 2356]

Roman cameo of a centaur carrying a krater on it’s shoulders. Object made of sardonyx. Dated back to 1st century BCE. located in Museo Archeologico Nazionale, in Naples. [566×656]

Roman cameo of a centaur carrying a krater on it’s shoulders. Object made of sardonyx. Dated back to 1st century BCE. located in Museo Archeologico Nazionale, in Naples. [566×656]

Roman bronze pitcher with anthropomorphic handle. Object found in Pompeii. Dated back to 1st century BCE. Curently located in Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale. [566×766]

Roman bronze pitcher with anthropomorphic handle. Object found in Pompeii. Dated back to 1st century BCE. Curently located in Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale. [566×766]

Roman bronze sculpture perhaps depicting Bacchus. Object dated to the mid 1st century BCE. The bust is a Roman copy of an original Hellenistic figure. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum in Naples. Photo was taken in XIX century. [564×711]

Roman bronze sculpture perhaps depicting Bacchus. Object dated to the mid 1st century BCE. The bust is a Roman copy of an original Hellenistic figure. Currently located in National Archaeological Museum in Naples. Photo was taken in XIX century. [564×711]

Roman mosaic depicting Achilles confronting Agamemnon from the House of Apollo in Pompeii. Object dated back to 1st century BCE-1st century CE. Located in Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy. [566×377]

Roman mosaic depicting Achilles confronting Agamemnon from the House of Apollo in Pompeii. Object dated back to 1st century BCE-1st century CE. Located in Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy. [566×377]

Marble sculpture from fountain showing Amor with fruit. Object found in Pompeii. Dated back to I century BCE. Currently located in Naples, National Archaeological Museum. [642×728]

Marble sculpture from fountain showing Amor with fruit. Object found in Pompeii. Dated back to I century BCE. Currently located in Naples, National Archaeological Museum. [642×728]