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Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, ..... Pompeii was rediscovered as the result of intentional excavations in 1748 by the Spanish military en...

Ancient Roman Life Preserved at Pompeii -- National Geographic


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 History - HISTORY.com


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.

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


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 ...

In an astonishing Bronze Age discovery a 3000-year-old ... - CNN.com


Jul 29, 2016 ... Photos: Is this Britain's Pompeii? An archaeological dig in the Cambridgeshire Fens in England has discovered a prehistoric settlement from ...

Remains of Vesuvius Eruption Victims Discovered in Ancient ...


Jun 29, 2016 ... Skeletons believed to be victims of Mount Vesuvius eruption have been found in an ancient shop in Pompeii.

Amazing new discovery made at Pompeii site - AOL News - AOL.com


Jun 27, 2016 ... While many bodies have been previously discovered in Pompeii, this discovery is unique. It marks one of the few times archeologists are able ...

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


Jun 28, 2016 ... Archaeologists have discovered skeletal remains of four people, including a ... More Victims of Vesuvius Eruption Found Near Pompeii.

Resurrecting Pompeii | History | Smithsonian


A new exhibition brings the doomed residents of Pompeii and Herculaneum vividly to life. ... I want to know how the city of pompeii was accedently discovered .

Who discovered Pompeii? | Reference.com


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 ...

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Pompeii | ancient city, Italy | Britannica.com


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 ...

The Archaeological Site of Pompeii - Campania - Discover Italy


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  ...

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


Jul 29, 2011 ... But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried ... years later, explorers and archaeologists discovered Pompeii again.