Pompeii on display in London

Exhibition starts March 28, brings together over 400 objects

Pompeii on display in London

London, March 26 - A major exhibition on the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum will begin on March 28 at the British Museum in London. Sponsored by Goldman Sachs, it will be the first exhibition devoted to two ancient Roman cities destroyed by Vesuvius in 79 AD. Some 450 artifacts coming from the Superintendence of Naples will be on display until the end of September 2013. The exhibition entitled 'Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum' will display everyday objects, complete frescoes, statues, mosaics and casts of Vesuvius' victims, frozen in time.

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