Michele Sallustio

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Pompeii, House with the Large Fountain (Casa della Fontana grande, VI, 8,22), mosaic fountain of the nymphaeum in the garden of the house (built after 50 AD –79 AD), above the spout the mask of Oceanus, in the lunette depiction of a vessel.

Pompeii, House w/the Large Fountain (Casa della Fontana grande), mosaic fountain of the nymphaeum in the garden of the house (built after 50 AD AD), above the spout the mask of Oceanus, in the lunette depiction of a vessel. On Via di Mercurio

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. Around him the foliaged garden is teeming with bird life. AD 79 eruption

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.

The House of Paquius Proculus on the south side of the Via dell'Abbondanza was excavated in 1911 and between 1923 and 1926. Remains of 7 children were found inside one room. It is a relatively small building, but it does possess a large peristyle and some fine decorative details.  The house derives its name from one of several election inscriptions posted on either side of the entrance. The house is also known as the House of Cuspius Pansa from graffiti found on the west side of the fauces.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ The House of Paquius Proculus (Pansa) on the south side of the Via dell'Abbondanza Pompeii was excavated in Remains of 7 children were found inside one room. Mosaic floors surround the impluvium.

Elagabalus

Today in history - Emperor Macrinus & Severus dynasty Macrinus was an prefect of pretorian guard who - according to Roman senatorial historians - was behind the murder of emperor Caracalla.

oldest representation of Roman emperor Julius Caesar

The oldest representation of Julius Caesar was in the form of a bust. Busts would become typical methods of representation among the Roman aristocracy and future Emperors.

Head of Germanicus. Marble. After 19 CE. Height 34 cm. Inv. No. 756. Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek

After 19 CE. Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek