Dr. Jessica Leay Ambler


About Dr. Jessica Leay Ambler

Dr. Jessica L. Ambler holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a specialization is Roman architecture. She was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at UCSB and a Curatorial Assistant at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. She now teaches Humanities online for Southern New Hampshire University.


Second Style painting, cubiculum (bedroom), Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, 50–40 B.C.E., fresco (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii two millennia ago—creating a time capsule of the evolution of Roman painting.

Roman wall painting styles