The grotesquely large phallus belongs to the fertility god Priapus, a tragic figure in Roman mythology.
A collection of household items found in chests and cabinets provides new insights into the lives of middle-class Pompeians, according to the researchers.
The show encompasses 70 works from the archeological site’s vast troves, including the famous “Leda and the Swan” fresco recovered in 2018.
Robo-hounds are being deployed to inspect the ancient city for structural threats to its preservation.
A researcher is calling on the LA museum to return the fresco fragment, claiming it was linked to Robert E. Hecht Jr., who was accused of trafficking in looted art.
Pompeii in Color at New York University presents a scintillating close read on the fresco art of the lost city’s villas.
Hérica Valladares explores the softer side of an ancient people famed for brutality.
The unique chariot includes elaborate scenes on rear medallions that refer to Eros, leading researchers to theorize that it could have been a chariot used for marriage rituals or processionals.
Researchers recently discovered systems of sorting rubbish, like mortar and plaster, for reuse.
The wooden box full of amulets, trinkets, and gems is believed to have belonged to a Roman sorceress, according to the Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
The 2,000-year-old snack bar is emblazoned with an enchanting and well-preserved logo.
The Getty Foundation has awarded $1 million in grants to support virtual preservation of cultural locations worldwide.