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Pompeii: Atrium Of The House Of Ceres

Fine art print for sale. Pompeii: Atrium Of The House Of Ceres
Pompeii: Atrium Of The House Of Ceres
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The atrium of the house of Ceres, revealed during the excavation of Pompeii in the early 1800s, by Sir William Gell. Ceres was a goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships.

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.

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