Big news at the Archaeological Museum of Naples.
After six years the Egyptian Section and the Epigraphic section will be reopened to the public, with more than 1400 exhibits and 10 rooms completely reorganized.
Some fashionable pompeian hairstyles: Curls, Braids and Chignons!!!
Thanks to the studies of the archaeo-anthropological team of the Uniersity of Chieti, we are able to know about the unaware use of the antibiotics in the ancient Pompeii! The archaeoanthropologists have noticed traces of tetracyclines (the element of the aspirin) in the bones of the victims of the eruptions of the 79 a.d. This element was from the mold that contaminated the layers of straw in which figs and pomegranates were placed to dry. The Romans were cured without knowing it thanks to the food preferences.
The true life of the inhabitants of Pompeii can be reconstructed thanks to the many graffiti on the walls.
That’s one of the oldest caricature of an ancient roman engraving: Rufus est (this is Rufus).
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The “Pizza a Portafoglio” It’s a special pizza that can be folded on itself and looks like a billfold. In this way it is possible to eat it on the street, even standing or walking, using only one hand and without the risk to getting dirty!