"Pompei: Un Art de Vivre" in Paris

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 16 December 2011
For those of you that find yourselves in La Belle France this holiday season, be sure not to miss "Pompei: Un Art de Vivre," a special exhibition at the Musée Maillol, in Paris, until February 12, 2012. This exhibition features beautiful artifacts from the luxurious homes-- the celebrated "domus pompeiana"--of Pompeii's elite. Furnished with over two hundred items from Pompeii as well as some from the neighboring towns and villages around of Naples, this is a comprehensive and illuminating look at the urban lives of Roman patricians. For more information, please click here to read Jorg von Uthmann's review of the exhibition for Bloomberg.
Posted by James Blake Wiener on December 16, 2011, 20:09.

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