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Archaeologists Virtually Recreate House of Caecilius Iucundus in Pompeii
sci-news.com/ ^ | Oct 4, 2016

Posted on 10/09/2017 9:59:57 AM PDT by BenLurkin

“By combining new technology with more traditional methods, we can describe Pompeii in greater detail and more accurately than was previously possible,” said co-author Dr. Nicolo Dell’Unto, a digital archaeologist at Lund University.

Among other things, the archaeologists uncovered floor surfaces from 79 CE, performed detailed studies of the building development through history, cleaned and documented three large wealthy estates, a tavern, a laundry, a bakery and several gardens.

In one garden, they discovered that some of the taps to a stunning fountain were on at the time of eruption — the water was still gushing when the rain of ash and pumice fell over Pompeii. They occasionally also found completely untouched layers.

In a shop were three, amazingly enough, intact windows — made out of translucent crystalline gypsum — from Ancient Rome, stacked against each other.

Peristylium (open courtyard) of the House of Caecilius Iucundus. Image credit: Emanuel Demetrescu et al

(Excerpt) Read more at sci-news.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Computers/Internet; History
KEYWORDS: caeciliusiucundus; ggg; pompeii
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1 posted on 10/09/2017 9:59:57 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: SunkenCiv

did you see this already?


2 posted on 10/09/2017 10:00:30 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin
from 79 CE

How I hate this PC crap.

3 posted on 10/09/2017 10:02:49 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it.)
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To: BenLurkin

Beautiful place - 2000 years ago life was pretty good.


4 posted on 10/09/2017 10:09:48 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: BenLurkin

is that a DirectTV dish ?


5 posted on 10/09/2017 10:16:36 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: aquila48

Even had his own satellite dish, just off the atrium.

;^)


6 posted on 10/09/2017 10:17:10 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: aquila48

Beautiful place - 2000 years ago life was pretty good.

...

If it weren’t for the fall of Rome the Industrial Revolution may have happened well over a thousand years earlier.


7 posted on 10/09/2017 10:22:41 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks for posting this. We hope to visit Pompeii in 2018.


8 posted on 10/09/2017 10:24:39 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

Jealous!


9 posted on 10/09/2017 10:25:17 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Nice place!


10 posted on 10/09/2017 10:33:01 AM PDT by pgkdan (The Silent Majority Stands With TRUMP!)
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To: aquila48

“Beautiful place - 2000 years ago life was pretty good.”

indeed. IF you owned a bank and dozens of slaves. This house belongs to one of the elite super-rich of the city, equivalent to one of the houses that Al Gore or the Clintons own.


11 posted on 10/09/2017 10:35:38 AM PDT by catnipman ( Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Puppage

from 79 CE
How I hate this PC crap.

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All it means is the year 79 in the Common Era.

Nothing to with politics.


12 posted on 10/09/2017 10:38:15 AM PDT by HypatiaTaught (Millions more Closet Trumpers than Never Trumpers)
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To: Puppage

Remember: CE = Christian Era. Don’t let them win.


13 posted on 10/09/2017 10:38:41 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Je Suis Pepe)
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To: HypatiaTaught

Nothing to do with politics...


14 posted on 10/09/2017 10:39:02 AM PDT by HypatiaTaught (Millions more Closet Trumpers than Never Trumpers)
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To: HypatiaTaught

Everything to do with politics and delegitimizing Christianity.


15 posted on 10/09/2017 10:39:32 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Je Suis Pepe)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Everything to do with politics and delegitimizing Christianity.
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That is only in your mind and others obsessed with their “belief systems”.

Don’t inject Religion and Politics into everything. My goodness!


16 posted on 10/09/2017 10:42:57 AM PDT by HypatiaTaught (Millions more Closet Trumpers than Never Trumpers)
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To: HypatiaTaught
Nothing to with politics.

Baloney

17 posted on 10/09/2017 10:43:12 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it.)
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To: catnipman; aquila48

I hear what you’re saying, but still gotta believe that the slaves at that place figured themselves to be pretty darn lucky.


18 posted on 10/09/2017 10:46:08 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: catnipman

“This house belongs to one of the elite super-rich of the city, equivalent to one of the houses that Al Gore or the Clintons own.”

Nothing has changed - except for big screen TVs.

What I’m impressed with is the level of luxury and comfort that existed 2000 years ago. In other words how advanced they were that long ago.


19 posted on 10/09/2017 10:52:43 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: HypatiaTaught

Everything to do with politics. AD worked just fine for 1990 or so years.....


20 posted on 10/09/2017 10:54:25 AM PDT by Adder (Mr. Franklin: We are trying to get the Republic back!)
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