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 was destroyed, together with Herculaneum, Stabiae, Torre ... The ruins
at Pompeii were first discovered late in the 16th century by the architect ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Jun 28, 2016 ... Recent excavations on the outskirts of Pompeii in southern Italy have revealed
more victims of the volcanic eruption that buried the ancient city ...
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
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 ...
Jun 29, 2016 ... Skeletons believed to be victims of Mount Vesuvius eruption have been found in
an ancient shop in Pompeii.