February 28, 2005

Floor mosaic from a dining room (triclineum) in Pompeii(?), shows food scraps and mice eating them.

Vatican Museum, Italy, Rome


February 28, 2005

Floor mosaic from a dining room (triclineum) in Pompeii(?), shows food scraps and mice eating them.

Italy, Vatican Museum, Rome


February 28, 2005

Floor mosaic from a dining room (triclineum) in Pompeii(?), shows food scraps and mice eating them.

Vatican Museum, Italy, Rome


February 28, 2005

And theater masks.

Vatican Museum, Italy, Rome


March 12, 2005

Always surprising to see the bright colors.

Rome, Palatine Hill, Italy


March 12, 2005

Palatine Hill, Rome, Italy


March 19, 2005

They sure knew how to do floors, those Romans. Seems so contemporary!

Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli, Italy, ruins


March 19, 2005

More mosaics . . .

Tivoli, Hadrian's Villa, Italy, ruins


March 19, 2005

. . . all different patterns.

Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli, Italy, ruins


July 30, 2005

Vatican Gardens, Italy, Rome, Becky, Jennifer, statue