Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

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  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Exhibition New Olds. Classics and Innovations of Design in Moscow
18.08.2017
Release of The Death of Stalin Back Pedaled in Russia for Extremism
27.01.2018
Exhibitions of Paintings by Ilya Repin to Run in Moscow and St. Petersburg
11.03.2018
Proun. Exhibition of the New at Artplay Design Centre in Moscow
29.05.2018
Exhibition "Jidai Era: Mechanical Form of Life"
20.01.2018







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
TAGS:
Boris Shakhlin  elections in Russia  Russian parties  Exhibitions in Moscow  Dima Yakovlev Law  Russian business  Painting  Kirov Region  Tikhoretsk  Aeroflot  protest actions  Rosneft  dairy products   Sochi Winter Olympics  Fashion  Russian rockets  Kaliningrad Region  coal   Russian art  Russian actors  Russian opera  Novgorod  Pussy Riot  Brussels  Alexander Blok  Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts  Cafe Sharlau  Russian history  Ska All Stars  Khimki elections  fashion weeks  Victory Day  Russian tourism  Microsoft  Alisa Yoffe  Kolomenskoye  Russian Millionaires  Caricatures  Year of Ecology  Liv Ullmann  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Archeology  Russian tourists  travel to Kaliningrad by train  Russian Literature  Russian Cinema  Film Festival  Kazan Fifa Russia   Moscow  Arkady Rylov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites