Pompeii Eumachia Building

Pompeii Eumachia Building

Peter O.
Description
The Eumachia building is located on the eastern side of the Pompeii Forum and was built by Eumachia, a wealthy woman who was made public priestess of Venus during the middle of the 1st Century A.D. The building is thought to have been used by wool and cloth manufacturers. A statue of Eumachia, which was found in the rear of the building, is now in the Naples Museum. There is a copy of the statue in its place. Modelled by Peter Olsen, Brighton-le-Sands, Sydney, Australia. #archaeology #eumachia #italy #peter_olsen #pompeii #ruins
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