An erotic mural of Venus, located in Pompeii. Many of the artifacts recovered from Pompeii are sexual in nature, with their contents ranging from phallic amulets to life-sized frescos of sexual intercourse. The mural was in the process of being restored when Mount Vesuvius erupted. [705×311]

An erotic mural of Venus, located in Pompeii. Many of the artifacts recovered from Pompeii are sexual in nature, with their contents ranging from phallic amulets to life-sized frescos of sexual intercourse. The mural was in the process of being restored when Mount Vesuvius erupted. [705×311]