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ROMs Pompeii tells the dramatic story of an ancient civilization frozen in time - June 13, 2015

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07/11/2015


ROMs Pompeii tells the dramatic story of an ancient civilization frozen in time - June 13, 2015

Canadian premiere of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano opens June 13, 2015 Exhibit features 200 remarkable objects, many of which appear for first time in Toronto Casts of the victims of this catastrophic natural disaster are among exhibitions highlights

(Toronto, Ontario - June 10, 2015) The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents the Canadian premiere of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano from Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016. Displayed in the ROM's Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall, Pompeii features approximately 200 artifacts that tell the dramatic story of an ancient city captured in time. Loaned by The Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Naples and the Soprintendenza Speciale di Pompei, Erocolano e Stabia, a number of objects have never before travelled outside Italy. These include several new copies of casts of those who perished in Pompeii, created using leading-edge 3-D technology.

For full media release, please go to : http://www.rom.on.ca/en/about-us/newsroom/press-releases/roms-pompeii-tells-the-dramatic-story-of-an-ancient-civilization


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