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Pompeii A.D. 79: Treasures from the National Archaeological Museum,…

by John Bryan Ward-Perkins, Amanda Claridge (Joint Author.), The National Archeological Museum of Naples

Other authors: Hugh Casson (Foreword), National Archaeological Museum Naples

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Here in 450 plates--50 in full color--is the life and art of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae, the ancient Roman towns buried by a catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius for more than sixteen centuries until their discovery and excavation. This volume brings together more than 300 murals, sculptures, and artifacts recovered from the ashes and ultimately housed in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples and the Pompeii Antiquarium.… (more)
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A good catalogue to support an exhibition of a shipload of Pompeii treasures that were brought to Australia in 1980-1981 ( )
  GlenRalph | Aug 2, 2009 |
Lots of nice photos and a good explanation of their context. ( )
  notmyrealname | Apr 12, 2006 |
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Ward-Perkins, John Bryanprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Claridge, AmandaJoint Author.main authorall editionsconfirmed
The National Archeological Museum of Naplesmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Casson, HughForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
National Archaeological Museum Naplessecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Australian Gallery Directors Council.secondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Here in 450 plates--50 in full color--is the life and art of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae, the ancient Roman towns buried by a catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius for more than sixteen centuries until their discovery and excavation. This volume brings together more than 300 murals, sculptures, and artifacts recovered from the ashes and ultimately housed in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples and the Pompeii Antiquarium.

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