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On August 24, 79 A.D., the Roman city of Pompeii was frozen in time by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius, burying everything in its path for more than 1700 years.Pompeii exhibit premiers at Union Station Visitors have a chance to experience life in Ancient Rome and the last fateful day in Pompeii at Pompeii: The Exhibition at Union Station.Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum has been both exhibited as art and censored as pornography.Travel back in time to that fateful morning in 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city.
The volcano wiped out the people, but the town they lived in was remarkably well-preserved because of the combination of ash and lack of moisture.The exhibition premiered in 2013 in Philadelphia, and is a collaboration among Exhibitions International, the Pompeii historical site and Naples National Archaeological Museum.
Pompeii springs to life in new exhibit Rare artifacts from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago reveal a city frozen in time.In fact, at the very moment that one version of the young woman is greeting visitors to the Getty Museum in Malibu, an identical version has pride of place in another Pompeii exhibition in Denver.Pompeii: The Exhibition tells the tale of this city, hidden from view and forgotten for centuries until its rediscovery over 250 years ago.
Visitors will experience the sights, sounds and sensations before, during and after the catastrophic 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which left the city of Pompeii frozen in time.Duncanson imagined Pompeii around the time of its first excavation in 1747, showing men in eighteenth-century costume admiring the ruins and searching for buried treasure.Soak up the splendour and opulence of Pompeii in a spectacular exhibition that features over 220 archaeological artifacts in a unique multisensorial environment.The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts actually consists of five buildings.
Vesuvius in 79 A.D. opens Saturday, June 24 at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.Learn more about Pompeii, including its history and excavations.