An Ancient Roman Villa – A Cultural Ideal of Rural Life Pt 2


A villa in ancient Roman times was all about the cultural ideal of rural life and in it, surrounded by nature, man could become the master of his own destiny

Eruption of Vesuvius 79AD – Apollo Saettante, Silent Witness

Apollo Saettante, a Silent Witness – Vesuvius Eruption, 79AD


In 2009 and 2010 the Getty Villa Museum undertook re-stabilisation of the statue of Apollo Saettante, in consultation with Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples