Private Pompeii | University of Oxford

Private Pompeii

With Dr Paul Roberts, Keeper of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum
11:00 - 12:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
Free
Yes
Not required

Explore the private lives of ordinary Romans ‒ their attitudes to 'privacy' itself, to love, sexuality, and sex ‒ and uncover some surprises surrounding the private life of Pompeii. This talk includes images that may be considered sexually explicit to our eyes but were viewed very differently by the Romans.