The Houses of Pompeii


In the ruins of Pompeii there are a range of structures from the small dwellings of its poorer residents to the massive houses of the wealthy.  Amazingly the detailed decorations of the houses – fine mosaic flooring and fresco interior walls – remained intact after the eruption.  These few photos don’t really do justice to seeing them in person, but I hope you’ll enjoy…

The famous Cave Canem floor mosaic - Pompeii

The famous Cave Canem floor mosaic – Pompeii

Well preserved interior

Well preserved interior

Real estate agents would call this a "handyman special"

Real estate agents would call this a “handyman special”

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