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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 – 1 st December 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 Cont …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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The Thermopolium of Regio V

Yet more evidence of daily life emerges at Pompeii, in the form of the discovery of the latest Thermopolium (snack bar), which recently came to light in the excavations of Regio V. The Thermopolium emerged in the open space which acts as a crossroads between Vicolo delle Nozze d’Argento and Vicolo dei Balconi, which has now been entirely uncovered. The commercial structure has been partially excav …Read more

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National Landscape Day 2019 - 14th March 2019

For National Landscape Day 2019, set for the 14th March 2019, the Archaeological Park of Pompeii will participate in the event, promoted by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, with numerous initiatives: Excavations of Pompeii Several wall paintings which depict landscapes will be focused on, with the distribution of an illustrated booklet. These include the frescoes of the garden in …Read more

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Sunday at the Museum

On the 3rd March 2019, as part of the “Sunday at the Museum” initiative, admission for all visitors will be free of charge. Due to the Winter opening hours being in effect between the 1st November and the 31st March, visitors may access the excavations of Pompeii during the following time slots:     Pompeii, Oplontis and Stabiae: 8:30 - 17:00 (last entrance permitted at 15:30) Boscoreale: 8:3 …Read more

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