Vases and furniture, architectural ornaments and decorations, sculptures and frescoes that adorned the walls of the houses in the ancient city at the foot of Vesuvius. Thanks to the exhibition ‘Life and Death – Glory of Pompeii’, for the first time, an extensive collection of objects from Pompeii is being exhibited in Georgia.
The exhibition, which will remain open to visitors until 6 November, is hosted at the Otar Lordkipanidze Archaeological Museum in Vani, and will then continue on to Tbilisi, at the S. Janashia Museum of Georgia.
‘Life and Death – Glory of Pompeii’ aims to offer an overview on the theme of ‘living in the ancient city’, illustrating daily life in Pompeii, which was destroyed nearly two millennia ago.
The exhibition, curated by the Archaeological Park of Pompeii and realized in Georgia by the Embassy of Italy and by the Georgian National Museum with the organizational support of the Glocal Project Consulting Company srl, follows on from the major exhibitions of Italian art promoted by the Embassy in recent years, which have been met with extraordinary success and a record number of visitors: more than 250,000.
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