Greek underground aqueduct dating back to the Romans in the Augustan period, they built several galleries: Caves and Cave Cocceio Sejanus. During the Second World War the basement was used as a bomb shelter.


Pompei is one of the most important examples of Roman civilization and looks like a great open book on art, morals, trades on the daily life of the past. The city has re-emerged from the darkness of the centuries as it was when suddenly there came often covered by a layer of ash spills, along with the lava, the eruption of Vesuvius devatante. Was AD 79. The tragedy was immense: in a time What was one of the busiest and most beautiful centers Romany life stops for good. Often, the layer of the submerged eruptive material, consisting largely of ash and lapilli - rolling hard not unlike that which covered Herculaneum and that solidifies into rock hard - he allowed that the City came complements to this day not only In its architecture, but also in all that was inside the house or inside the shops, offering a picture of the daily 'incredibly fascinating.


Archaeological sights of Herculaneum is in the province of Naples. The town of Herculaneum, already severely damaged by the earthquake of 62, was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius (79), which covered her with un'ingentissima mass of mud, ash and other materials from rainwater that dragged the eruptive, penetrating into every opening, solidifies into a hard, compact layer of 15-20 meters. These special circumstances leading to the burial of Herculaneum, while they have made and still make it very difficult excavation, the other has allowed the preservation of highly perishable materials such as papyrus and the same food, sealed in the mud Cleaning. This sealant has also protected materials such as wood structure, which instead in the presence of stagnant water is more perishable. The excavations at Herculaneum, Pompeii and with those of Oplontis, are included since 1997 in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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