June 2nd, 2007

Pompeii





The other day I got pleasantly lost in the strange ancient city of Pompeii, buried in 79 AD by superheated ash and lava thrown out by an angry Vesuvius. I wandered the streets, and into various villas. I focused on the details of the mysterious frescoes. These images are fleeting dreams—of daily ritual, of love and wars, of the hunt, and of the gods.





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