Frescoes in red and yellow panels with lower black frieze, with in the central panel, Hercules in the garden of the Hesperides (on the right, the fall of Icarus and on the left, Andromeda freed by Perseus), in the triclinium of the Casa del Sacerdos Amandus, or House of the Priest Amandus, Pompeii, Italy. The frescoes are in the Third Style of Roman wall painting, 20–10 BC, characterised by an ornamental elegance in figurative and colourful decoration. Pompeii is a Roman town which was destroyed and buried under 4-6 m of volcanic ash in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Buildings and artefacts were preserved in the ash and have been excavated and restored. Pompeii is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Frescoes in red and yellow panels with lower black frieze, with in the central panel, Hercules in the garden of the Hesperides (on the right, the fall of Icarus and on the left, Andromeda freed by Perseus), in the triclinium of the Casa del Sacerdos Amandus, or House of the Priest Amandus, Pompeii, Italy. The frescoes are in the Third Style of Roman wall painting, 20–10 BC, characterised by an ornamental elegance in figurative and colourful decoration. Pompeii is a Roman town which was...
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Archaeological Areas of Pompeii Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
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