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Picture shows the collapsed wall of the ancient city of Pompeii in Italy on Dec.3. A wall in the archaeological site of Pompeii collapsed on Nov. 30 due to water infiltration and humidity. It was the third part of the site to fall victim to the weather since November. First, the famous Gladiators' Room was damaged and on Tuesday the garden wall in the House of the Moralist collapsed and now these other two walls that have fallen to the ground due to water infiltration, humidity and a long-lasting neglect.The mayor of Pompeii Claudio D'Alessio assured the public that the two fallen walls were not frescoed. One of these was inside the so-called "Small Brothel," which is usually closed to the public. (Source:Chinanews.com)


By Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online
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