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Catalogo degli Antichi Monumenti Dissotterrati dalla Discoperta Citta di Ercolano

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Catalogo degli Antichi Monumenti Dissotterrati dalla Discoperta Citta di Ercolano (a.k.a. Delle Antichita di Ercolano [Tomo Nono - Catalogo])

By Ottavio Antonio Bayardi


The excavations at Heculaneum began in 1711, when a well was being dug for the new country house of Emmanuel Maurice, Duke of Elbeuf at Portici. The well turned out to have been sunk into the buried and richly ornamented proscenium of the theater of Herculaneum, and yielded several valuable marble…

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