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  1. THE VILLAS OF STABIAECOUNTRY HOMES FOR ROME’S RICH AND POWERFUL

  2. The Bay of Naples (Neapolis) in the 1st cent. A.D.

  3. In 79 A.D., Vesuvius erupted burying the towns of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae under metres of lava and volcanic ash

  4. Thos who did not escape in time were killed instantly by the burning gas and the shapes of their bodies preserved by the lava

  5. This is the entrance to the Villa San Marco, the largest of the luxurious villas which have been excavated at Stabia

  6. An artist’s impression of how the Peristylium (enclosed garden) of the villa may look after the planned reconstruction is completed

  7. THE PARTS OF A ROMAN HOUSE

  8. A lararium (shrine to the household gods) with painting of the goddess Athene

  9. A fresco showing Melpomene, the Muse of Tragedy

  10. VISIT ON THURSDAY Meet at the school front entrance at 3.50 Travel to TST by KCR Dispersal at 6.00 at the Museum of art ENTRANCE TO THE EXHIBITION IS $10 FOR STUDENTS YOU CAN HIRE AN AUDIO-GUIDE FOR $10