On display are over 450 pieces, many showing real-life moments forever preserved when an entire population, rich and poor, fell into extinction. From practicality to erotic art, we get a glimpse into a past that, in many ways, reflects humanity today.
Here we see an example of middle class people. Interestingly, the man holds a scroll, while the woman holds a waxed tablet used for contracts and accounts, denoting she is in charge of business matters. As she stands in front of him, we can infer they are at least considered as equals.
Suggested article by The Guardian.
A short video preview of the collection with the exhibits curator.