Thursday 9 December 2010

POMPEII Life In a Roman Town 79 C.E.

Never been to Pompeii?
Here's the exhibition worth attending, at the Singapore History Museum.
Admission: SGD 12 for adults, free for children
The exhibition closes at 6pm daily, and runs till 23 January 2011.

Versuvius erupting, and a cast of one of the victims.

The first chamber: Life in the city
(Click on image to enlarge)

Commerce and medicine

A gladiator's helmet

Funerary statue at the necropolis.

The second chamber: Life in a Pompeii home.

Garden statues.

A painted garden

It all ended on 24 August 79
Man and beast were not spared.

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