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Symposium | Convivium: AD 79: When Time Froze in Pompeii

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Fresco depicting the wine god Bacchus and Mount Vesuvius. Roman, Pompeii, House of the Centenary, AD 69‒79. Fresco; H 130 cm; Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, MANN 112286

This event will begin at 10 am PDT with three speakers and a lunch break.


Speakers list


Dr. Paul Roberts

Ashmolean Museum | University of Oxford


Last Supper in Pompeii—the Exhibition, its Story and its Legacy


Dr. Joanne Berry

Swansea University


People of Pompeii




Dr. Kenneth Lapatin

The J. Paul Getty Museum


Myths of Pompeii


Prof. Massimo Osanna

Director General of Museums in Italy | Ministry of Culture


Etruscan Pompeii 

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Admission: This program is free and open to the public; registration is required. This lecture will be live streamed on Zoom. An e-confirmation with a Zoom link will be sent to registered participants.



The Ancient Art Council programs for the exhibition Last Supper in Pompeii are supported by Elizabeth D. Moyer, Ph.D., and Michael C. Powanda, Ph.D.

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