The Gardens and Gardeners of Pompeii and Herculaneum | University of Oxford

The Gardens and Gardeners of Pompeii and Herculaneum

Speaker
Linda Farrar, Archaeologist and Lecturer
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 16:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Headley Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£9 adult/£8 concessions, including afternoon tea
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Despite being engulfed by the eruption of Vesuvius, details of gardens of the Roman period have been preserved. Life within their gardens can be recreated using the sculpture and art left behind and evidence of tools and the plants once grown there.

Tickets include afternoon tea.