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Hermitage Welcomes to Herculaneum Antiquities Exhibition
23.12.2011 10:38
Hermitage Welcomes to Herculaneum Antiquities Exhibition

The State Hermitage Museum (Saint Petersburg) has opened the exhibition Herculaneum Antiquities in the framework of the finishing Year of Italy in Russia.
      
      It tells about the ancient Roman city that was destroyed during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD - alongside with Pompeii and Stabia. Hermitage workers emphasize that, having their own rich antique collection, for the first time they display such works of art from another museum.
      
      Exhibits have been provided by the National Archaeological Museum of Naples. These are sculptures of Roman emperors, frescos depicting mythological plots, and marble reliefs. Altogether there are 40 works of art.
      
      The exhibition runs till February, 12th, 2012.
      
      Source:
      tvkultura.ru
      hermitagemuseum.org
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Hermitage Archeology Exhibitions in St. Petersburg Italy  

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