another great artistic discovery in the ruins of ancient Pompeii, the search for a well-preserved fresco of the Greek mythological figure who made the Narciso archaeologists. The Guardian reported that the fresco was discovered in the foyer of a house where a previous excavation revealed another fresco painting eroticized representation of the greek myth of Leda and the Swan. Narcissus, who was mesmerized by the myth so by his own beauty that is dead in love with his reflection and the desire was burning in him, has been a popular topic of art in the first century Roman city reported. “The beauty of these spaces has led us to change the project and the excavation to continue,” the site manager, Alfonsina Russo said. “In the future this will allow at least to open a part of this domus to the public,” said Russo, according to the Guardian. “The excavation for further action to stabilize and reconfiguration was possible for the front excavation, under the supervision of the Great Pompeii project in the frame”. The Mounts Vesuvius in 79 AD outbreak. Destroyed the ancient city of Pompeii, near modern Naples and killed more than 2,000 people. Pompeii attracts nearly four million visitors a year, making it to make one of the most visited archaeological sites in the world. In 2013 the list of the Heritage Pompeii threatened World Heritage in Danger, unless the Italian authorities efforts to preserve it better.
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