The various aspects of everyday life in Pompeii: discovering the habits, the natural, scientific and technical knowledge of this ancient civilization.
[Homo Faber. Nature, science and technique in ancient Pompeii] The tragic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD devastated Pompeii in a moment of great growth, dramatically halting the life of an entire city. The catalogue of the exhibition in Naples documents the various aspects of everyday life in Pompeii, introducing the reader to the habits and the natural, scientific and technical knowledge of this ancient civilization. Over 400 archaeological finds, working tools, everyday utensils and agricultural equipment from Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis and Stabia, alongside exceptional artistic relics, statues, frescoes and mosaics. An extraordinary scientific project developed by the Archaeological Service of Pompeii, over four years of analysis and study conducted in collaboration with twenty-five international teams; a truly unique volume for its completeness, great scientific value and the extraordinary quality of the images.