Work on the Arch of Giano is expected to be completed at the end of July. To find out what stage of studies, restorations and first interventions has been reached so far, the Special Superintendence, led by Francesco Prosperetti, decided it was a good idea to invite the press to visit the site, with the possibility of climbing the scaffoldings to the top.
A captivating proposal, not least because representatives of the World Monuments Fund and American Express are due to att
A giant, eight-meter statue of Ramses II was accidentally found in Cairo, Egypt, in the vicinity of a temple where the ancient Heliopolis once stood. According to the team of Egyptian and German archaeologists, led by professor Ayman al-Ashmawy, who found it a slum, the statue could represent Ramses II, one of the longest-reigning pharaohs. He was Egypt's undisputed leader for 66 years, from 1279 to 1213 BC. The Minister of Antiquities, Khaled al-Anani, told Reuters that "thi
"In 2016, the archaeological site of Pompeii welcomed more than 3 million visitors. In 2017, during the low season, we've already exceeded 100.000 visitors". This was announced by the General Manager of the Great Pompeii Project, Luigi Curatoli, during a press conference with the European Commissioner, Corina Cretu, and the Minister for Cultural Heritage, Dario Franceschini. "Pompeii - he said - has become a prime destination, and no one can deny the uniqueness of its archaeo
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