At Pompeii, another collapse - building a partition wall

by:EBUNGE     2019-08-16
At Pompeii, another collapse  -  building a partition wall
ROME —
Pompeii has two more walls in 2,000. year-
Italian officials said yesterday it was the second collapse of popular tourist sites in two days.
Officials have tried to downplay the latest collapse, saying they are focusing only on the upper part of two walls without artistic value.
But the repeated destruction of one of the world's most important archaeological sites proves the embarrassment of Italy and confirms allegations that the entire ancient city is in recession.
The collapse brought to the attention of UNESCO experts who will travel today to Pompeii to inspect the destruction and look for other areas that may be in danger.
About 3 million people visit the ruins of Pompeii every year. the busy Roman city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount vesoway in 79 A. D.
The eruption killed thousands of people, and 20 feet of the ash buried the city, providing invaluable information for the lives of the ancient world.
Pompeii was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1997, which means that its deterioration will be "harmful poverty" for the world ".
The Pompeii archaeological director's office said two walls collapsed yesterday morning, possibly due to heavy rain over the past few days.
One involves 6 1/2-by nearly 10-
Along the central route of Via Stabiana, the upper block of the foot of the partition wall between the two buildings.
There is also a nearby upper part of the wall of an ancient house known as the little lupana people.
Although the name usually refers to a brothel, the house is a small building.
Restrictions on visitors, not the vast lupana brothel known for its pornographic murals, are one of Pompeii's main attractions.
Officials said there were no murals on the collapsed walls.
The area has been blocked as cultural officials review the destruction.
"In the life of 2,000 people, such events are possible. year-
Principal Janet papasopoulos said it was an ancient and huge archaeological site trying to downplay the events.
"They should not cause alarmist.
'Still, Culture Minister Sandro Bundy, has been accusing the House of fighting last month's school Armaturarum, decorated with Gladiator murals.
On Tuesday, a garden wall surrounded by the moral scholar's old house gave way and urged action.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said the collapse of the past two days "once again raised concerns about the preservation of ancient Roman cities.
"UNESCO experts will identify possible threats to other structures and measures to avoid further events, and examine the impact of the recent collapse on the site's" integrity, authenticity and outstanding universal value.
"Bondi, a close ally of conservative Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, faces No.
A confidence motion in parliament, which was filed by the opposition after the collapse of the gladiator house.
The date has not been determined.
Recently, Italy's huge cultural heritage has also been plagued by other collapse events, including the Palace of Nero in Rome and the Roman amphitheater. A few months ago, three mortars happened here.
Bondi, who denied responsibility, told an Italian newspaper that between September 2003 and February 2010 there were 16 collapses in Pompeii.
"As you can see, the collapse is not just happening when the right wing is in power," Bondi told the Roman daily de la Serra.
Bundy also said he had a meeting to look at how to better protect the site, including possibly through private funding.
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