Pompeii body casts
Source: Museum Victoria
Photographer: Benjamin Healley
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.