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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Much of our evidence about Roman houses and towns comes from the ruins of
two cities, Pompeii and Herculaneum, which were destroyed in AD 79, when the
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.