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Culture
Roman; Italian; European
Title
Villa of the Papyri
Villa dei Papyri
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Fresco removed from villa. Now located at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples
Work Type
villas
Date
79 (destruction)
Location
Site: Resina, Napoli, Campania, Italy; Italy; Europe
Material
bronze; marble; pigment on plaster
Measurements
1.14 m(H) x 1.05 m(W)
Description
Excavations carried out by means of underground tunnels in 1750-1765 uncovered about 100 sculptures in marble and bronze and 600 papyrus rolls (the latter in Naples, Bib. N.), mainly copies of the works of the Epicurean philosopher Philodemus
Related Item
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ID Number
UCB Accession Number: 528524
Work ID: 17979
Work record: 8001331078
Source
Norman Neuerburg slide, © UC Berkeley
5.20.10
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© Norman Neuerburg
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