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Egitto. 1870. Cuando se podía comprar el Antiguo Egipto en el "top manta"

Actual shot from 1875 of man selling mummies on the street. (I wonder if this included free delivery?) (by French photographer Félix Bonfils) Courtesy Melissa Cooper.

Captatio testamentorum, una forma de ganarse la vida en la antigua Roma

Money pouch between gold heaps and writing utensils: Roman fresco (before 79 AD) from the Praedia of Julia Felix in Pompeii via Wikimedia Commons.

pompeii bakery grindstones

Pompeii wood oven Hourglass mill in phonolite leucite Coming from the quarry of Pietramata Orvieto

/pompeiiruins                                                                                                                                                                                 Mehr

Archaeological sites Pompeii can be considered the only archaelogical site which gives the real image of roman city.The B&B is just 1 km from Pompeii .

The Dancing Faun, Pompeii, located in one of the largest, most luxurious homes in Pompeii.  This home, named House of the Faun after this bronze statue, contained many important works of art.

The dancing faun, located in one of the largest, most luxurious homes in Pompeii. This home, named House of the Faun after this bronze statue, contained many important works of art.

How many thousands of carts must have passed along the streets to make those ruts, in the ruins of Pompeii?

How many thousands of carts must have passed along the streets to make those ruts, in the ruins of Pompeii? Reminds me of the worn middle of marble steps at Katedralskolan.

Pompeii, Italy. This history is awesome. The volcano erupted and the lava covered the whole village. Now the whole village is ALWAYS going to be remembered. I have wanted to go here for years.

These people were in Pompeii when Mount Vesuvius erupted. The eruption released tons of pumice, a light volcanic rock. It completely buried the town and the people. Under the pumice, the bodies were preserved. -- That's creepy

Pompeii ruins, House of the Faun, Italy

Pompei, Campania - Looking forward to seeing Pompeii & Vesuvius later this year.

Here are some other worldly places that exist right here on Earth.

Here are some other worldly places that exist right here on Earth. Is this where they go to find inspiration for Disney movies?

Pompeii Public Toilets - The Romans used a stick with a sponge on one end to clean themselves after defecating in a communal toilet. When finished with their business, they would pass it to the next guy in line. If the next guy happened to grab the wrong (dirty) end he was said to have "gotten the wrong end of the stick." The related version is "short end of the stick" (along with a scatological slang version).

Pompeii Public Toilets - They were very advanced with a sophisticated water and filter system.