The Venus Pompeiana Project, Corinthian capital in situ at the Temple of Venus. Janan Assaly. 2019.


The Roman goddess Venus was the patron deity of the city of Pompeii, and her temple occupied a prominent location at the southern edge of the site, overlooking the river plain below.

The Venus Pompeiana Project

at Pompeii Archaeological Park

A collaboration between the University of Missouri-Columbia and Mount Allison University to resume study of the Sanctuary of Venus at Pompeii.

80045 Pompei, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy