Object: Vulcan

Replica of marble wall relief
Vulcan, god of fire and metalworking, had blacksmith shops beneath volcanoes where he forged thunderbolts for the supreme god, Jupiter.
Where was this found?
Relation to Daily Life in Pompeii


The Pompeians worshipped many gods, primarily Graeco-Roman deities such as Jupiter (the Greek Zeus), Juno (Hera), Minerva (Athena) and Apollo…

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