Italian ham company to fund restoration of Naples catacombs fresco

Dec 13, 2017 556

BY: Catherine Edwards

An Italian ham company will fund the restoration of an ancient underground fresco in Naples. The fresco is located in the city's San Gennaro catacombs, a huge network of underground tombs dating back to the second century BC and containing the tomb of San Gennaro, one of Naples's patron saints.

The complex is one of the southern city's most popular attractions, ranked sixth in all of Italy on travel review site TripAdvisor. Italy’s biggest prosciutto producer, Parmacotto, has provided €30,000 for the project, which will begin in January and is expected to take two years.

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SOURCE: https://www.thelocal.it/

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