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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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