Roman Murals of Pompeii at Nagoya City Museum
July 23 - September 25, 2016

In the year A.D. 79, the Roman city of Pompeii was buried in the cataclysmic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Though the city was destroyed, a record of its life, culture and achievements was preserved in the ashes. This exhibition offers a unique chance to see firsthand some of the remarkably preserved murals found around the city. Over 80 pieces are on display including a complete reconstruction of a mural covered room.

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