Pompeii’s museum comes back to life to display amazing finds

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Pompeii’s museum comes back to life to display amazing finds

Museum comes back to life to display Roman world frozen in time
A Dionysus bust is displayed at the museum Antiquarium, in Pompeii, southern Italy. Decades after suffering bombing and earthquake damage, Pompeii’s museum is back in business, showing off exquisite finds from excavations of the ancient Roman city. Officials of the archaeological park of the city destroyed in 79 A.D. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius inaugurated the museum Monday.
A woman takes pictures of casts of two victims of the 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius displayed at the museum Antiquarium, in Pompeii, southern Italy.
Clouds hang over the Vesuvius volcano, background, as a woman walks in the forum of the archaeological site of Pompeii, southern Italy.
A partial view of the archaeological site of Pompeii during the inauguration of the museum Antiquarium on Monday.
Journalists visit the museum Antiquarium, in Pompeii, southern Italy, on Monday. Officials of the archaeological park of the city destroyed in 79 A.D. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius inaugurated the museum Monday.

Pompeii’s museum comes back to life to display amazing finds

A Dionysus bust is displayed at the museum Antiquarium, in Pompeii, southern Italy. Decades after suffering bombing and earthquake damage, Pompeii’s museum is back in business, showing off exquisite finds from excavations of the ancient Roman city. Officials of the archaeological park of the city destroyed in 79 A.D. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius inaugurated the museum Monday.
A woman takes pictures of casts of two victims of the 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius displayed at the museum Antiquarium, in Pompeii, southern Italy.
Clouds hang over the Vesuvius volcano, background, as a woman walks in the forum of the archaeological site of Pompeii, southern Italy.
A partial view of the archaeological site of Pompeii during the inauguration of the museum Antiquarium on Monday.
Journalists visit the museum Antiquarium, in Pompeii, southern Italy, on Monday. Officials of the archaeological park of the city destroyed in 79 A.D. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius inaugurated the museum Monday.
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