Patterns in Pompeii Wall Collapses Redux

As I slowly emerge from my blogging hibernation, I can’t help but be struck (again) by the latest Pompeii news working through the Italian press about the collapse of a small wall associated with the Caupona of Demetrius and Helpis Afra. While I can’t find a photo of the extent of the damage, most of … Continue reading Patterns in Pompeii Wall Collapses Redux

Still Yet Another Collapse at Pompeii

From the Guardian: Italy’s culture minister demanded explanations on Sunday after more collapses this weekend in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii raised concerns about the state of one of the world’s most treasured archaeological sites. Pompeii, preserved under ash from a volcanic eruption in 79AD and rediscovered in the 18th century, has been hit … Continue reading Still Yet Another Collapse at Pompeii