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Villa of the mysteries


The villa of the mysteries is situated well outside the walls of the city. This indicates the people felt save enough to do this. The villa got it's name after the beautiful wallpaintings of what is thought to be an initiating of a young woman in an unknown cult

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Black
Black wall
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Rite'
Rite
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Wallpainting'
Wallpainting
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Ritual
Ritual dance
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Initiation'
Initiation
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Rituals'
Rituals
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Girl
Girl reads out loud the procedure
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Mysteries'
Mysteries
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Peristylum'
Peristylum
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Bakery'
Bakery
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Plaster
Plaster cast
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Discovering
Discovering ancient vegetation
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