BBC – Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

BBC – Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

The British Museum’s 2013 show of artifacts from the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried in ash during an explosive eruption of Mount Vesuvius, was a sell-out. But could even greater treasures – including lost works of classical literature – still lie underground?

Scroll from villa of the papyri, held in Paris

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