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Art of Roman Villa Papyri Herculaneum - Naples National Archaeological Museum - Pictures & Images





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Pictures of the Roman artefacts excavated from the Villa of Papyri in Herculaneum, so called because it contained 18,000 carbonised papyrus scrolls. The Villa of the Papyri was 250 meters wide stretching along the Gulf of Naples. Its extensive grounds were set away from other dwellings in Herculaneum and ran down to a private harbour.

The Naples National Archaeological Museum houses artefacts excavated from the Villa of Papyri including rare Roman bronze statues. Several...
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