Pompeii: General View of the Thermae

Artist/Collection: Gell, Sir William
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Pompeii: General View of the Thermae

Thermae (baths), revealed during the excavation of Pompeii in the early 1800s, by Sir William Gell. A Thermae (public baths) usually had a caldarium (hot bath), tepidarium (warm bath) and frigidarium (cold bath).

Pompeii was an ancient Roman city near Naples in Italy. Pompeii was buried under ~6 m (20 ft) of ash by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Excavation of Pompeii revealed fascinating details about life in the ancient Roman empire.

This is a fine art print of an engraving from the 1830s. 

Tags: pompeii, roman