Pompeii, House of Venus in a Shell. On the rear wall of the peristyle are three large paintings on a blue background. The left hand painting is of the god Mars shown standing naked on a plinth while holding a lance & a shield.
A Roman house in Herculaneum ~ an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 A., located in the territory of today's commune of Ercolano, in the Italian region of Campania in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius.
Once again, a glimpse into the life of Roman cooking and baking. The arch is a huge hint that this is actually from Roman times, since it was a new development to them. Pompeii - Wood Fired Roman Oven at a Bakery