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What artifacts where found in Herculaneum?

Many artifacts can be found in Herculaneum, including gold, silver bits, rings, bracelets, chairs, ancient desks, bowls, and even food was found in perfectly good shape for it (MORE)

How was herculaneum discovered?

It was colonized by the naples and then was formed when the wealthy inhabitants of eastern Italy move in and started a larger colonization formed with Pompeii, then they they (MORE)

Is herculaneum free?

I don't know for certain, but if you plan on visiting, plan on paying. Most tourist attractions have an entrance fee. The revenue from the fees go towards maintaining and pres (MORE)

What was the social structure of ancient Herculaneum?

SOCIAL STRUCTURE "In both Pompeii and Herculaneum, there was a diverse mix of social classes including wealthy landowners, merchants, artisans and slaves. Society was based (MORE)

Why is herculaneum famous?

Herculaneum was the city hardest hit by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii in 79 AD. It was on the coast due west of the volcano, near present-day Ercolano. (MORE)