Pompeii

Experts Unearth Spectacular Street Food Shop in Pompeii, Italy

A fascinating discovery of a spectacular street food shop was made recently by archaeologists in Pompeii, southern Italy. Experts unearthed an entire food shop that sold ready-to-eat meals to passersby, in what appears to be a proper street food shop,...

Archaeologists Uncover Two Well Preserved Bodies at Pompeii

Archaeologists announced Friday that they have discovered the perfectly preserved bodies of two men who died together at a villa just outside of Pompeii nearly 2,000 years ago. The men were relatively young when they were killed after Mt. Vesuvius...

Ancient Fresco Portraying Greek Myth Unveiled in Pompeii, Italy

Italian authorities recently unveiled to the public an ancient fresco depicting a famous Greek myth in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed after the eruption of the Vesuvius volcano in 79 AD. The fresco, which was first discovered...

New Exhibit on History of Santorini and Pompeii Opens in Rome

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her Italian counterpart Dario Franceschini on Thursday opened an exhibition called "Pompeii and Santorini: Eternity in a Day (L'eternità in un giorno)" at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome. According to a statement from...

Sensual Fresco of Spartan Queen Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists recently unearthed a fresco on the walls of a bedroom in the ruins of ancient Pompeii which depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and Leda, the mythical queen of Sparta and...

Impressive Exhibition ‘Pompeii and the Greeks’ Opens in Italy

The large exhibition "Pompei ei Greci" (Pompeii and the Greeks) opens its doors on April 12, 2017 exposing the magnificence of Ancient Greece beyond its borders. The exhibition will be hosted in the arena of ancient Pompeii and curated...