Body Casts on Display

Past Event: 28 November 2007 to 4 May 2009

Pompeii body casts
Source: Museum Victoria
Photographer: Benjamin Healley

Part of the A Day in Pompeii exhibition.

To celebrate the announcement of the 2009 Melbourne Winter Masterpiece exhibition, A Day in Pompeii visitors to Melbourne Museum have the unique opportunity to view a body cast of two women who were among nine victims found in the garden of the House of Cryptoporticus.

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces is a Victorian Government initiative and is exclusive to Melbourne, Australia.

Presented in association with the Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei.


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