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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Saving Treasured Art after Earthquake in Italy

The Lazio region around Rome, Italy was recently hit with a tremendous earthquake. The Lazio region around Rome, Italy was recently hit with a tremendous earthquake. commons.wikimedia.org

In August, a powerful earthquake in the Lazio region around Rome caused at least 4.5 billion dollars in damage, according to Italy’s prime minister. 297 people died, and many ancient structures, artifacts and relics were damaged or destroyed. Today, rescue efforts are centering on saving the area’s cultural artifacts.

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