Gionata Rizzi on Conserving Herculaneum.
Saturday, October 24, 2:00 p.m. Auditorium, Getty Villa
Architect Gionata Rizzi surveys the history of excavations of this ancient city buried in the eruption of Vesuvius and discusses specific challenges the project team faces in conserving the archaeological site and its artifacts.
I only just noticed that Mary Beard was lecturing at LACMA yesterday evening. I can't keep up with it all myself - so if you notice any Pompeii-related events in your area (or anywhere else) please post the details, or send them to me so I can post them. Thank you!