Object: Vulcan

Vulcan
Replica of marble wall relief
Herculaneum
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

Religion

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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