A third thoroughbred with an elaborate military harness has been discovered in the stable of Civita Giuliana

A third thoroughbred with an elaborate military harness has been discovered in the stable of Civita Giuliana, as part of the recent excavation campaign. Last March, in the northern zone outside the walls of the archaeological site of Pompeii, a joint operation of the Archaeological Park with the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Torre Annunziata(with Chief Prosecutor Alessandro Pennasilico and Deputy …Read more

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Pompeii and the Etruscans

PRESS PREVIEW 11 December, 11.30 am Entrance to Piazza Anfiteatro 'Pompeii and the Etruscans' is the major exhibition which will be held at the Large Palaestra in the Excavations of Pompeii, following exhibitions on Egypt in 2016, and on Greece in 2017. The exhibition will seek to address the complex and controversial issue of the 'Campanian Etruria', and of the relationships and and cultural exch …Read more

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Expanded Interiors: Artist Tours Contemporary Art Exhibition

Visit the exhibition with the artist Catrin Huber e the archaeologist Dr Thea Ravasi. Meet at the entrance of the house, from Vicolo del Menander, at 10.00amArtists' TalkCatrin Huber12.00 - 13.00Offices of : San Paolino, Via Plinio 4, PompeiExpanded Interiors explores ancient Roman wall paintings and Roman artefacts through fine-art practice at the two UNESCO World Heritage sites of Pompeii and He …Read more

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“Pompeii for All: Silent Visits”: Presentation of inclusion initiatives. Result of Memorandum of Understanding between National Agency for the Deaf and the Archaeological Park of Pompeii

Pompeii becomes ever more inclusive and accessible. Thanks to the Memorandum of Understanding between Pompeii and the National Agency for the Deaf - Naples Provincial Section (‘ENS’), it will be possible for deaf people to take advantage of dedicated support, in order to better enjoy the site of Pompeii, and more fully appreciate the charm and atmosphere of the place. Specialised mother-tongue LIS …Read more

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Nuove scoperte a Pompei: affresco di Leda e il cigno

"Leda and the Swan": the fresco re-emerges in a room along Via del Vesuvio, during re-profiling interventions on the Regio V excavation fronts

Yet another female image resurfaces in the new Regio V excavations, and joins the other sophisticated female faces featured in the medallions of certain rooms along Via del Vesuvio, and in the image of Venus and Adonis from the House with the Garden, which have already been unearthed. This time, we have the myth of Leda and the Swan depicted in a fresco, which was discovered during stabilisation a …Read more

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From 1st november 2018 the House of the CEII and the House Of Julia Felix reopen to the public

From the 1st November, two important Pompeian dwellings reopen to the public: the House of Ceii, famous for its paintings which decorate the upper walls of the garden with Egyptian scenes and with wild animals; and the House of Julia Felix, a large residential complex with ample green areas, rich decorations and the luxurious private bath complex. Of the two buildings, the Domus of the Ceii had be …Read more

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"Verso Antigone" theater and justice

"Verso Antigone" theater and justice Friday, November 9th 2018, at 10.00 am, at the Teatro San Ferdinando of Naples, will be held the first event of "Verso Antigone, theater and justice" titled "Comical obscene politician: between comedy and iconography" (in the margins of the Frogs of Aristophanes ) with Gennaro Carillo and the general director of the Pompeii Archaeological Park, Massimo Osanna. …Read more

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The room of the skeletons and sacking by ancient grave robbers

There are skeletons turned over, twisted and dragged without scruples by grave robbers, in search of precious objects which Pompeians took with them in their desperate escape from the eruption. As if the horrendous end which awaited them were not enough, the victims of Pompeii had to suffer desecration at the hands of looters, who in modern times tunnelled through the ash and lapilli which had bur …Read more

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Pompeii Theatrum Mundi 2018

From 21st June to 21st July 2018 at the Large Theatre of Pompeii the second edition of the festival of ancient drama POMPEII THEATRUM MUNDI Download Programme  …Read more

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