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Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, .... A large collection of erotic votive objects and frescoes were found at Pompeii. Many were removed and...

Pompeii | ancient city, Italy | Britannica.com

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Pompeii was destroyed, together with Herculaneum, Stabiae, Torre ... The ruins at Pompeii were first discovered late in the 16th century by the architect ...

History of the excavation of Pompeii - Soprintendenza Speciale per i ...

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The discovery of the House of the Faun containing the large mosaic depicting Alexander the Great in battle caught the imagination of people all over Europe ...

The Archaeological Site of Pompeii - Campania - Discover Italy

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History of the Archaeological Site Pompeii is located on a plateau formed by the Vesuvius volcano's lava flow. The city dominated the valley around the Sarno ...

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 ...

Resurrecting Pompeii | History | Smithsonian

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A new exhibition brings the doomed residents of Pompeii and Herculaneum ... much care where a particular statue or mosaic fragment had been found and what ...

Victims of Vesuvius Eruption Found Near Pompeii - Live Science

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12 hours ago ... Recent excavations on the outskirts of Pompeii in southern Italy have revealed more victims of the volcanic eruption that buried the ancient city ...

Interactive Dig Pompeii - History

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He inspected the water channel dug by Fontana and learned that at the place called La Cività objects of antiquity had been found. The excavations at Pompeii  ...

Pompeii and Vesuvius - Awesome Stories

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The rediscovery of Pompeii initially happened by chance - in 1599 - when ... a peasant was digging another well in which he discovered large slabs of marble.

Pompeii - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Nov 17, 2012 ... Pompeii was finally re-discovered in 1755 CE when work on the construction of the Sarno Canal began. Local stories of 'the city' were proved ...

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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 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.

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 ...