A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
On Italy’s Amalfi Coast, archaeologists have excavated a remarkable seaside villa that was buried in the A.D. 79 eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Below are images showing just a few of the extraordinary discoveries made at the site, which sits 30 feet beneath a church in the center of the town of Positano. To read an in-depth article on the excavation of the villa, go to "Romans on the Bay of Naples."