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Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, ..... The discovery of erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum left the archaeologists with a dilemma –...

Ancient Roman Life Preserved at Pompeii -- National Geographic

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Read about archaeological investigations of Pompeii and see what ... The ruined city remained frozen in time until it was discovered by a surveying engineer in ...

Pompeii | ancient city, Italy | Britannica.com

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Sep 13, 2016 ... Pompeii, Italian Pompei, ancient city of Campania, Italy, 14 miles (23 .... The ruins at Pompeii were first discovered late in the 16th century by ...

Who discovered Pompeii? | Reference.com

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Domenico Fontana, an Italian architect, discovered the ruins of Pompeii in 1549, but it was not excavated until 1748. The cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii in ...

Pompeii - Ancient History - HISTORY.com

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When a group of explorers rediscovered the site in 1748, they were surprised to find that–underneath a thick layer of dust and debris–Pompeii was mostly intact.

The Archaeological Site of Pompeii - Campania - Discover Italy

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Pompeii is located on a plateau formed by the Vesuvius volcano's lava flow. ... The buried city was rediscovered in the 16th Century, but it was only in 1748 that  ...

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Pompeii: Its Discovery and ...

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Feb 17, 2011 ... The buried buildings of Pompeii were designed to last only a few decades - but are still standing after nearly 2000 years. Dr Salvatore Ciro tells ...

Pompeii Rediscovery and Recovery Timeline | California Science ...

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Originally thought to be the city of Stabiae, it was later discovered that the buried city was Pompeii. The city was plundered after excavations began. For decades ...

Recent excavations on the outskirts of Pompeii, Italy, have revealed ...

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Jun 28, 2016 ... Archaeologists have discovered skeletal remains of four people, including a teenager who likely tried to take shelter from the erupting volcano ...

The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of an Alien World, Frozen in Time

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Jul 29, 2011 ... But 1,800 years later, explorers and archaeologists discovered Pompeii again. The disaster that had wiped out this bustling town also ...