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Lararium of the Vitellii (Nova Roma) - NovaRoma

Many Romans would worship gods in there home by going to a lararium and sacrifice something to the gods in the fire. This lararium is a "Roman Lararium from the house of Vetti in Pompeii, 79 AD." as described by the previous pinner.

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Modern reconstruction of a lararium (household shrine) in the reconstructed roman villa at Augusta Raurica, Switzerland. The painted background is based on lararia from Pompeii.

Lararium procedente de Stabia. Siglo I. Copyright: (C) ARTEHISTORIA

From Villa Carmiano at Castellammare di Stabia (Campania, Italy)

Bronze statuette of a female votary, late Classical or Hellenistic, 4th-3rd century BC, Etruscan, Bronze

Bronze statuette of a female votary Period: Late Classical or Hellenistic Date: century B. Culture: Etruscan Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H.

Potnia Theron (Mistress of Animals) / Minoan goddess, Museo della Civitella, Chieti, Italy

Potnia Theron (Mistress of animals) minoan goddess Chieti,Museo della Civitella - similar to some other culture sculptures with big hands at the sides instead of wings

Bronze hand used in the worship of Sabazius. Roman, 1st-2nd century AD Sabazius, a god of Thracian or Anatolian origin, became popular in the Roman Empire, and had connections both with Jupiter and Dionysos. Hands decorated with religious symbols were designed to stand in sanctuaries or, like this one, were attached to poles for processional use.

Bronze hand used in the worship of Sabazios (British Museum). Roman century CE Hands decorated with religious symbols were designed to stand in sanctuaries or, like this one, were attached to.

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Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

Mosaic columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum . The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Pompei. Casa di Vettii, lararium, affresco del I secolo

Detail of the fresco inside the lararium at the House of the Vettii, Pompeii.

Fresco of a Seated Woman playing a Kithara from the reception hall of the villa of P Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale Italy Late Roman Republican Period 50-40 BCE (4) by mharrsch, via Flickr

Fresco of a Seated Woman playing a Kithara from the reception hall of the villa of P Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale Italy Late Roman Republican Period BCE [Mary Harrsch - Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ]

lararium, Pompei. Penates- Household gods worshiped in conjunction with the Vesta and the Lares by the ancient Romans.

Penates- Household gods worshiped in conjunction with the Vesta and the Lares by the ancient Romans.

Armario en madera,encontrado en Pompeya en la casa de Menandro

The lalarium represented the sanctuary of a Roman house was dedicated to the gods of that house.

This bronze Hand of Sabazius is an example of one that would be attached to a wooden pole for religious ceremonies and processions.

These Eerie Bronze Hands Were Tokens of a Mysterious Ancient Cult

These Eerie Bronze Hands Were Tokens of a Mysterious Ancient Cult. The Hand of Sabazius is one of the last artifacts of this lost religion.

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