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Economy of Herculaneum
Fishing Village (no evidence of fullery, bakery etc) - evidence suggests that people ate out, no evidence of kitchens
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Economy of Pompeii
¥ Fertile; drained volcanic soil and mild climate gave Pompeii great advantages in terms of agriculture ¥ Over 140 farming villas have been discovered
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Different types of archeological sources
• Inscriptions • remains of houses and building structures • plant remains • wall writings • furniture remains • painting • mosaics • wax tablets • objects of everyday life
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Who believes evidence does not correlate to a typical roman house
Wallace - Hadrill
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Who argues about the declination of power in Pompeii and why?
Mauri suggest mix of residential and commercial units evidents that pompeii was in decline • Hadrill disagrees
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What do the inscriptions suggest
civic charters and regubtious, dedications by wealthy citizens - e.g. funery inscriptions
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What were the two types of graffiti?
graffeti • Professional - done by scriptors • white washed with lime then electoral notices written at night (clear streets) • PROGRAMMATA - electorial manifesto/slogans\ • Edicata munerum - programs announcing shows • coming to ampitheatre • lot
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What evidence does a fresco provide?
provide information of greek infleunce and development of Romant art and changes in society (think house of the mysteries fresco
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What does who suggest about skeletons
Preserved in good condition due to the thick layer of debris Sarah Bisel- Biochemical analysis of bones + measurement
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What can we obtain from casts, who is the archeologist?
Estelle Lazor: Studied skeletal remains of 300 individuals Badly worn teeth: staple food info (pumice in bread ground teeth) Studied found in pompeii was in good health and was very well nourished
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Who is the archeologist for plant remains>
Welhelmina Jashemski: carried out studies into soil contours, root cavaties, carbonised plant remains and pollen • supplemented these with evidence from: Paintings • Archeologists gained a clearer picture of product + garden
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Elements that impact conservation
Weather, weeds and vegetation, birds, parasites, tourists, water logging, vandalism
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How much remains unexcavates?
1/3
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Quote on preservation
"the state is in a constant state of emergency" - Current super intendant
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Cost of preservation
335 million us
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Preservation attempts
World monument sound 1996, world heritage site 1998, moratorium on execration 1999, 2011 Pompeiiviva
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What was the report in 2011 and what did it find?
UNESCO report following the collapse of the house of the gladiators on the via abastrunza
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Properties which have been restored
House of thesailer, house of the Uetti, house of Sirico
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Public buildings
Basilicas, temples, fora, theatres, palestra, amphitheatre
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Forum
Built in 1st century AD and is evidence of most public buildings.
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Building example 1
Building of Gumachia, large and grand faced with marble, with statue of gumachoa inside suggesting evidence of priestess
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How many tourists are there each year?
2.5 million
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How to tourists impact site
, their presence allows for education on the conservation issues on the site. Additionally, a law was passed in Italy in 1997, which allowed for all money raised from these tourists to be directly channelled to helping with the conservation of P an H
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What issues are there to P 1
Vandalism, particularly graffiti, is a problematic issue for Pompeii and Herculaneum. Tourists and others often break off parts of the city's structures to take home as mementos or souvenirs.
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What issue is there to P 2
In 2003, two frescoes were hacked off a wall in the House of the Chaste Lovers in Pompeii. This act of theft also damaged several other frescoes in the house, and, though a camera system exists in Pompeii, it had been out of operation for several mon
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Article on P
Saving P from th Ravanges of Time and tourists
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Quote on preservation
hen Pompeii was being rediscovered, it began to die its second death. Henri de Saint-Blanquat,
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Number of houses open to tourist
There are 515 houses in Pompeii, 93 of which contain substantial decorative elements, but only about seven at the current moment are regularly open to visitors,
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How restricting houses is bad
The resultant problem is that there are not enough houses open to public viewing to match the numbers of tourists who enter on a daily basis. Also, in those areas there is more damage than others
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