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Kenro Izu "Requiem For Pompei" at Modena - 7 December 2019 – 13 April 2020

​The exhibition presents 55 previously unseen photographs donated by the Japanese artist to the Fondazione di Modena, in a lyrical vision of what was left behind in Pompeii the day after the eruption in 79 AD.Modena is continuing to forge a special relationship with photography. Now one of the top locations in Italy for this particular form of expression, it is capable of influencing the city’s wh …Read more

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Two gladiators at the end of the fight. This is the scene of the last fresco found in the Regio V.

"It is very probable that this place was frequented by gladiators - declares the General Director Massimo Osanna - We are in the Regio V, not far from the barracks of the gladiators. In this fresco it is interesting to see the extremely realistic representation of the wounds. We do not know what the final outcome of this fight was. You could die or have grace. In this case there is a gesture that …Read more

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Pompeii and Santorini. Eternity in a Day

Rome, Scuderie del Quirinale 11 October 2019 – 6 January 2020 Volcanic catastrophes have marked the flow of history ever since antiquity. The most emblematic cases include Akrotiri, the flourishing capital of the island of Thera, now known as Santorini, buried by an eruption in 1613 BCE, and Pompeii, overwhelmed by the wrath of Vesuvius in the year 79. The cataclysms swallowed up not only two cities but also an entire system of thought now brought to light by archaeological investigations. The remains of these archaeological sites, two of the most important and best-preserved in the world, are on show together for the first time ever from 11 October to 6 January at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome. …Read more

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The luck and the protection against the bad fate in the jewelery of Regio V

Amulets, gems and small objects re-emerge from the excavation of the Regio V. They were related to the female world, used for personal ornamentation or to protect from bad luck. They were found in one of the rooms of the House of the Garden. Placed in a wooden box, it has been restored and has been brought to its former glory by the restorers of the Laboratory of the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. They were probably objects that the inhabitants of the house could not take away before they escaped.   …Read more

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Exhibition “La morale dei singoli”: inauguration 14th June 2019, Pompeii excavations, Large Gymnasium

2018-19 Doutdo Biennial Exhibition “La morale dei singoli” Pompeii excavations, Large Gymnasium 15th June – 29th october 2019 Inauguration 14th June 2019 – 06.00 p.m. Speakers: Massimo Osanna, promoter of the exhibition “La morale dei singoli” Vera Negri Zamagni, Chairman of Association “Friends of the MT Chiantore Seràgnoli Hospice Foundation” Andrea Viliani, Director of MADRE - Donnaregina Conte …Read more

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8th May - Free Entrance

Notice for the visit to the Pompeii excavations   The Directorate of the Archeological Park of Pompeiiinforms that, on the occasion of the free day scheduled for May 8th - coinciding with the celebration of the Supplication to Our Lady of the Rosary, Patroness of the city - in order to avoid a excessive overcrowding of the excavations, reserves the right of closing hte access to the site, on reaching the 15,000 entries within 12.00 AM. The Park will reopen after two hours, to allow an adequate flow of visitors inside the site.     We invite you to take advantage of the accesses of Piazza Esedra and Porta Marina and avoid the entrance from Piazza Anfiteatro which could be particularly congested due to the simultaneous presence of pilgrims at the Sanctuar. We recommend the use of public transport, especially the circumvesuviana Line Naples - Sorrento, with a stop at Pompeii Villa of the Mysteries. The time of entrance to the excavations of Pompeii is, as usual, at 9.00. …Read more

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Opening exhibition "The proto-historic village of Longola" at the Antiquarium of Boscoreale

Today the opening of the exhibition "The proto-historic village of Longola" (Poggiomarino) at the Antiquarium of Boscoreale. The settlement was discovered in 2000, during the construction of Middle Sarno purification plant, and excavations conducted by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii (today Archaeological Park of Pompeii), have brought to light a perifluvial settlement on islets, pop …Read more

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Villa Arianna in Stabia reopens to the public

Villa Arianna in Stabia reopens to the public after restoration work and shoring of the modern coverage of the atrium, damaged by severe weather of the last October.   The closure to the public was an opportunity to conduct interventions to improve the overall adornment of the Villa. In these pictures you can see the reopening of this morning, in the presence of the interim Director Alfonsina Russ …Read more

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"Gods, Men, Heroes" opens exhibition at The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

On 19 April 2019 the exhibition “Gods, Men, Heroes. From the Naples National Archaeological Museum and the Archaeological Park of Pompeii” opens at The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. The remarkable exhibition “Gods, Men, Heroes” is indeed an internationally prestigious event for both Naples and Saint Petersburg Museum. The sudden end of the Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas …Read more

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