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Villa Boscoreale

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Many Roman villas have been discovered in the district of Boscoreale, Italy. They were all destroyed and preserved by the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, along with Pompeii and Herculaneum. The only one visible in situ today is the Villa Regina, others being reburied soon after their discovery. Nevertheless, among the most important finds from others include the exquisite frescoes from the Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor, and the sumptuous silver collection of the Villa della Pisanella which are now visible in several major museums, as are finds from the Villa del fondo Ippolito Zurlo. The name Villa Boscoreale is typically used for any one of these villas.
Other Roman villas discovered in the vicinity often from the end of the 19th century by "treasure" hunters and then reburied, include notably those:


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