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Wikipedia wrote:The "Villa of the Papyri" is an enormous private house of ancient Herculaneum owned by Julius Caesar's father-in-law, Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, and first excavated in 1785 by Karl Weber. Its name derives from the discovery of a library in the house containing 1,800 carbonized papyrus scrolls.
The 800 feet (245 m) long sea side villa had four levels and was the most luxurious house in all of Herculaneum and Pompeii. It was complete with ...
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