New technique reveals lost splendours of Herculaneum art

October 28, 2019 - General

One of the best preserved Roman houses at Herculaneum reopened on Wednesday after more than 30 years, its exquisite paintings brought back to life thanks to a revolutionary new technique.

Herculaneum is much better preserved than its neighbour Pompeii
[Credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP]The three-storey House of the Bicentenary is perhaps the most beautiful noble house so far excavated from under the pyroclastic flow that entombed…

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