Posted by: viscenter | September 3, 2009

Radio News Covers Story about Herculaneum Scrolls

In Paris, conservators carefully oversee the scrolls to ensure they are not damaged in the scanning process.

In Paris, conservators carefully oversee the scrolls to ensure they are not damaged in the scanning process.

LEXINGTON, KY (wuky) – Anyone who’s taken a Western Civilization class is certainly familiar with the sudden and cataclysmic destruction of the Ancient Roman Cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Now, thanks to some cutting edge technology being employed by researchers at the University of Kentucky, future students may one day find themselves poring over new chapters in their history textbooks. Jennifer Parker reports.

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