Pompeii | New Secrets Revealed. BBC’s ONE’s 60 Minute special, Pompeii New Secrets Revealed uncovers the final mysteries of Pompeii. Presenter Mary Beard, renowned classicist and TV historian, explores what life was like in one of the world’s most extraordinary and iconic archaeological sites.
Undoubtedly one of the most tragic gems of the Roman world, Pompeii has laid deep beneath the volcanic ashes of the Mount Vesuvius since the eruption of 79 AD. Utilising the latest in CT, laser and photogrammetric 3D scanning techniques we’ve finally been able to peer inside the casts of Pompeii, reveal the position of slaves quarters hidden underground and examine in unprecedented detail the recently restored frescoes.