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 southern Italy were p...
The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples in the
.... A large collection of erotic votive objects and frescoes were found at Pompeii.
Sep 15, 2015 ... The ruins at Pompeii were first discovered late in the 16th century by the architect
Domenico Fontana. Herculaneum was discovered in 1709, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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 ...
Pompeii is a partially buried city in southern Italy. “It was left in ruins after a
chaotic eruption occurred, leaving the city hidden until 1599.”The city is ...
Apr 1, 2014 ... On this day in 1748, the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient Roman city that was
obliterated by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, were discovered.
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 ...