3D animation reconstructs an upper-class house of Pompeii before the Vesuvius disaster

Previously we have harped about the reconstructed state of Pompeii during the Vesuvius eruption. Well this time around researchers have been able to recreate a Roman domus (house) inside Pompeii that existed before the natural disaster of 79 AD. Envisaged as a continuation of the Swedish Pompeii Project (now overseen by Sweden’s Lund University), the ‘authentic’ reconstruction project was led by archaeologists Anne-Marie Leander Touati – with the experts utilizing 3D scanning and even drone technologies. The domus we see here belonged to one Caecilius Iucundus, a wealthy banker from…

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