Monday, 26 March 1984


water at Capri - 26 Mar 1984
The water at Capri.
Faraglioni rocks - 26 Mar 1984
The Faraglioni rocks off
the southeast side of Capri.
Marina Grande - 26 Mar 1984
Capri's Marina Grande.
isle of Capri - 26 Mar 1984
The isle of Capri
from our departing ferry.

Wednesday, 28 March 1984

National Archeological Museum of Naples

mosaic - 28 Mar 1984
This mosaic made of thousands of small marble cubes covered the floor of the exedra (sitting room) in the House of the Faun in Pompeii. A copy of a famous 4th century Greek painting, the mosaic depicts the Battle of Issus in which Alexander the Great defeated Darius III, King of Persia, in 333 B.C.
wedding fresco - 28 Mar 1984
A portion of a fresco showing a wedding ring on the bride's left hand and wedding bells.
glass vials - 28 Mar 1984
Glass vials used for collecting tears at a funeral, then buried with the deceased.
Atlas statue - 28 Mar 1984
This large marble statue of Atlas is a Roman copy (of a Greek original) from the second half of the 2nd century A.D. Isn't it interesting that the globe is spherical, long before the days of Christopher Columbus?

Bay of Naples

Bay of Naples - 28 Mar 1984
The Bay of Naples toward Vesuvius.

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