The Roman Archaeology Blog is concerned with news reports featuring Roman period archaeology. If you wish to see news reports for general European archaeology, please go to The Archaeology of Europe Weblog.
Friday, December 2, 2011
UNESCO unveils deal to help restore damaged Pompeii
The United Nations cultural agency and Italy announced today that they have agreed to work together to restore Pompeii, which was badly damaged by torrential rains late last year.
In a statement issued in Paris, UNESCO said it would collaborate with Italian authorities over the next nine months on the restoration.
Several key buildings, including the Schola Armaturarum (Gladiators’ House) and the House of the Moralist, collapsed in November 2010, sparking international concern about the state of the site. (read report here)
Read the rest of this article...
Posted by David Beard MA, FSA, FSA Scot at 12:14 PM
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
Post a Comment
Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.