The Art of Pompeiiby Antonella Magagnini
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. freeze-framed a glorious legacy of Roman art and culture in the miraculously well-preserved remains of Pompeii. This magnificent collection by one of the world's leading antiquities photographers showcases the pictorial treasures of this most classic site. Breathtaking images bring readers inside the villas of the ancient Romans, reconstructing their daily life, unveiling their secrets, and revealing their religious customs and beliefs.
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Antonella Magagnini, curator in Rome's Capitoline Museums, is a former professor at the University of Rome.
Araldo De Luca is an eminent photographer with an archive of 60,000 images considered among the most highly prized in the world. His work has appeared in White Star's Egyptian Treasures from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and other books.
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Pictures and writing are rich in color.