Thursday 13 June 2019

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Public Programs

The Future of the Past at Herculaneum

Getty Villa
Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 7:30 pm

Francesco Sirano, director of the Archaeological Park of Herculaneum (PA-ERCO), discusses the past, present, and future of the site buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79. Excavated in 1738, a decade before nearby Pompeii, Herculaneum presents challenges and opportunities different from its more famous neighbor. Sirano addresses exciting new finds, conservation issues, and recent efforts to boost public awareness and engagement.

Free. Advance ticket required.

Of related interested:
Conservation of the Architectural Surfaces in the Tablinum of the House of the Bicentenary, Herculaneum. This report details GCI's collaborative project with PA-ERCO and the Herculaneum Conservation Project on the conservation of the tablinum from 2011 through 2016.
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