Private Pompeii | University of Oxford

Private Pompeii

Speaker
With Dr Paul Roberts, Keeper of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum
Event date
Event time
11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
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.