Pompeii Exhibit

The Union Station Center in KC has a traveling exhibit from Italy with artifacts from Pompeii.

Some photos:

The exhibit

Mosaic floor with head of Medusa

Statuette of Minerva

Glassware

Wall fresco

Cookware

A cache of 21 silver coins

Theater mask

A plate full of pears, carbonized by the eruption

Gladiator’s helmet

Statue of Emperor Caligula

Cement cast of a dog’s body

Cast of a person who died trying to cover his face

 

 

 

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