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Type Title Description Keywords Full details
Image collection Victorious charioteer, Hunting scene, El Djem Amphitheatre, El Djem Amphitheatre, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, 'Riot in the Amphitheatre', Paestum tomb painting, Paestum tomb painting, Bread handouts, Gladiatorial 'stats', Pompeii Amphitheatre, Colosseum and Ludus Magnus, Colosseum, Gladiators, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, Beast hunt

These images illustrate the venues and activities associated with 'Bread and Circuses'.

Bread and Circuses, Roman architecture, Roman art, Amphitheatre, Gladiators, Venationes, Mosiac, Wall painting, Colosseum, Pompeii view
Link Exploring a Romano-African city: Thugga

From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This learning unit looks at...

Africa, Thugga, Pompeii, Roman, Classical, sites, artefacts, Cultural Identity view
Link House of Menander, Pompeii

Searchable database of some 2000 artefacts found in the insula of Menander, including over 1000 photographs and 583 drawings.



Classical, Roman, Pompeii, artefacts, sites view

This link takes you to the Oplontis Project web site.

Architecture, Classics, Emperors, Nero, Pompeii, Poppaea Sabina, Roman architecture, Roman art, Wall painting view
Link Pompeian Households: An On-line Companion

The website includes detailed documentary information (including plans and artefact databases) on 30 Pompeian houses and their contents,...

Roman, Pompeii, Classical, artefacts, sites, Architecture, Roman architecture view
Link Pompeii 3D models

A series of computer generated 3D models of some of Pompeii’s principal buildings; also with panoramic street views.

Italy, Roman, Pompeii, Architecture, Classical view
Link Pompeii: art and architecture gallery

Images of some highlights from Pompeii, with descriptions.

Roman, urban, Pompeii, sites, Architecture view
Link Pompeii: Its Discovery and Preservation

A short introduction to the discovery and preservation of Pompeii.




Classical, Roman, Pompeii, sites, artefacts, Architecture, excavation view
Link PompeiiinPictures

A complete photographic plan of ancient Pompeii as it is today, produced by Jackie and Bob Dunn.

Europe, Roman, Pompeii, Architecture, Painting view

This link gives you some fascinating insights into Roman Wall painting

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Interiors, Nero, Pompeii, Poppaea Sabina, Roman architecture, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis view
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