¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 as any modern art. It is wonderfull [sic] that these colors should have so thoroughly stood the test of time, retaining their bright colors eighteen hundred years after the citys [sic] destruction by fire and inundations. They delighted in gay colors and the harmony with which they were blended must have given a splendid effect-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We were agreeably disappointed and delighted to find so many fine frescoes in their original places for our inspection, after seeing so many in the museum at Naples which have been cut from these walls, and now the guide points to the blank places, refilled with plaster, and every few minutes gives (in French) the names of the pictures which we will find in the museum. It was necessary to remove them from exposure to the atmosphere and storms-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Beyond, we are shown the Bakery (see page 577) and the oven in which were found eighty loaves of Bread, blackened but whole- In it also are several mills for grinding grain, each one composed of two pieces of gray rock. The upper piece something like a druggists mortar, hollow, up into which fits snugly a cone on a heavy stone base. In this mortar the grain was poured, and it revolved with handles in the central holes still visible. In many other shops we found similar arrangements for grinding-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 There are many wine shops, and oil shops, where the large earthen jars are permanently (?) walled up with masonry beside the room, leaving only the mouth accissible [sic], some of them capable of holding several barrels of fluid.