Erotic Pompeii Paints on Brothel
Pompeii Brothel Sex Paintings: Pompeii is one of the most famous of the ancient Roman cities. It was preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79.
The streets of this city like nearby Herculaneum are literally covered with penis sculptures, symbols of luck and prosperity. In Pompeii there is a mural of the god Mercury that appears with a large erect penis. New images of a brothel excavated within Pompeii give a new insight into his sexual activities.
How Many Brothels were there in Pompeii?
Almost 30 brothels. Much of the walls of brothels in Pompeii depict sexual acts that archaeologists think were advertisements for their clients. Only the wealthiest citizens of Pompeii could afford to spend their time here. Some of the clients seem to have recorded graffiti commenting on their experiences. The only known brothel in the city was five stories high and equipped with a balcony from which prostitutes called their customers as they passed by on the street.
What were the sexual paintings in the brothels of Pompeii like?
There were male and female prostitutes working in the Pompeii Brothel, and it is thought that each had to register officially and also pay taxes. Despite the fact that prostitution was legal in Pompeii, most of the women who worked there were slaves.The wall paintings of the brothels of Pompeii show us the sex life of the ancient Romans
Only Married Men
Married men were allowed to be with any woman except the wives of other men. Married women were prohibited from having sex with anyone other than their husband.
The brothel was not a very pleasant place to work. It was very small, cold, wet, and the rooms are quite dark and uncomfortable. Most of the murals show classic sexual positions, some not so much. They also present images of anal sex, blow job and sexual threesomes