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16 Aug

Shopping In Pompeii

Juice Stand Pompeii Italy

We didn’t do any shopping in Pompeii
other than having a quick look
at the stands outside the ruins entrance.
The fresh fruit juice was tempting.

16 Aug

Is Pompeii Haunted?

Gray Door Light Dark Pompeii Italy

Dark Light Columns Pillars Pompeii Italy

Bottom Of Grooved Pillar Pompeii Italy

Dog Red Brick Arch Mountains Pompeii Italy

Empty Road Pompeii Gray Stone Wall Italy

The most common supernatural sightings at Pompeii
have been spottings of shadow people,
smelling sulfur
and hearing screams.

16 Aug

Glossary Of Pompeii T-Z

Gray Brick Arch Decorated Details Pompeii Italy

Gray Columns Big Tree Tourists Pompeii Italy

Street Arched Windows Square House Pompeii Italy

Street Entrance Square Door Square Building Pompeii Italy

Tourists Street Red Buildings Tour Groups Pompeii Italy

(Taken From Official Guidebook)

tablinum:
a public room of the home, between the atrium and the peristyle

telamons:
sculpted architectural supports depicting male figures

third style:
painted wall decoration (20 BC - 50 AD), also known as ‘ornamental’, that divides the surface into precise vertical and horizontal sections by means of plant or linear architectural elements, in the center of which are decorative motifs and decorated panels

triclinium:
dining room, where people seated on couches along three sides of the room

triglyph:
element of a Doric frieze, alternated with the metope, characterized by three vertical grooves

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