21-year-old Luke Farritor identified the first word in a scroll that was buried in mud and ash during the 79 CE eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
The new finds give more detailed insight into the lives of enslaved Roman community members prior to the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
The flatbread likely had spices, pesto, and fruit. (all photos courtesy Archaeological Park of Pompeii) Italy may be famous for its pizza, but Ancient Romans never had a chance to have a slice. And yet, on a frescoed wall in Pompeii, archaeologists have uncovered what appears to be an early relative of the ubiquitous food: […]
Italy hopes to boost tourism to the ancient site with a $38 million high-speed rail.
The grotesquely large phallus belongs to the fertility god Priapus, a tragic figure in Roman mythology.
A collection of household items found in chests and cabinets provides new insights into the lives of middle-class Pompeians, according to the researchers.
The show encompasses 70 works from the archeological site’s vast troves, including the famous “Leda and the Swan” fresco recovered in 2018.
Robo-hounds are being deployed to inspect the ancient city for structural threats to its preservation.
A researcher is calling on the LA museum to return the fresco fragment, claiming it was linked to Robert E. Hecht Jr., who was accused of trafficking in looted art.
Pompeii in Color at New York University presents a scintillating close read on the fresco art of the lost city’s villas.
Hérica Valladares explores the softer side of an ancient people famed for brutality.
The unique chariot includes elaborate scenes on rear medallions that refer to Eros, leading researchers to theorize that it could have been a chariot used for marriage rituals or processionals.