Egypt in Pompeii

Until November 2nd a big exhibition and a new itinerary will be in the Pompeii’s Ruins: The Egypt in Pompeii! Second step of the project “The Nile in Pompeii” which began last March in the Egyptian Museum of Turin. The exhibition, cured by the superintendent Massimo Osanna with Marco Fabbri, has its focal point in aContinue reading “Egypt in Pompeii”

Pompeii before the eruption

Thanks to the video planned by Altair4 Multimedia it is possible to re-live in Pompeii before the eruption of 79 AD, which buried the city’s life, and to observe the ruins destroyed by the meltdowns and obscured by gray ash differently. It is possible to enjoy a journey through the domus, the temples, the furniture and publicContinue reading “Pompeii before the eruption”

New discovery from Herculaneum Papyrus!

The papyrus from Herculaneum, carbonized by Vesuvius during the eruption in 79 AD, reveal that the ink used contained metals. This is a big surprise! The use of metals in the ink is much older than what it had been believed. The discovery is due to group of researchers coordinated by Vito Mocella of the Institute forContinue reading “New discovery from Herculaneum Papyrus!”