Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Naples Archaeological Museum

Of course, most of the good stuff from both Pompeii and Herculaneum has been removed to the Naples Archaeological Museum, itself a beautiful building:

There’s no shortage of jewelry or decorative objects, like this alabaster cup:

 Cameo glass:

Even the display cases are entertaining - look at the goofy little figures that form the legs:


 Mosaic table and base:

 Silver chased cup with olive leaves and fruit:

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