August 24, 2020
On this day in history (24 August, 79 A.D.) Mount Vesuvius erupted, killing around sixteen thousand individuals who lived and worked in various locations within the Bay of Naples.

October 18, 2017
Pompeii’s Past Meets Present Artists for Upcoming Exhibition and Permanent Installation Sources report of a dynamic collaboration between the archaeological site of Pompeii and the Neapolitan Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnregina (Madre) to foster a dialogue between past and present in the forthcoming exhibition,“Pompeii at Madre: Archaeological Material” exhibition, opening on 19 November.

Pompeii’s Past Meets Present Artists for Upcoming Exhibition and Permanent Installation Sources report of a dynamic collaboration between the archaeological site of Pompeii and the Neapolitan Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnregina (Madre) to foster a dialogue between past and present in the forthcoming exhibition,“Pompeii at Madre: Archaeological Material” exhibition, opening on 19 November.

December 4, 2016
The excavation of Pompeii and Herculaneum following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 has fascinated people since the first half of the 1700s, but with its popularity comes a challenge for museums to display artifacts in an original and meaningful way.

September 13, 2016
Roman Emperor Titus died on 13 September 81 CE.

September 13, 2015
Emperor Titus died on 13 September 81 CE only two years into his reign.

February 5, 2015
On 5 February 62 CE, the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were hit by a strong earthquake with a magnitude approximated between 5 and 6 on the modern Richter scale.

August 3, 2014
Archaeologists discovered the Seated Mercury on this day in 1758 in the peristyle of the Villa of Papyri at Herculaneum .

August 20, 2013
On this day in 79 CE, small earthquakes started taking place around Mt.

August 3, 2013
Archaeologists discovered the Seated Mercury on 3 August 1758 in the peristyle of the Villa of Papyri at Herculaneum .

July 12, 2013
Garden room, fresco from the Villa Arianna, Boscoreale.

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