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Fiorelli set as his goal the total recovery of the vanished city of
Pompeii. His approach was the essence of discipline and orderliness.
He removed all the debris that had piled up during earlier
excavations and installed a drainage system to draw off the
rainwater. He differed from previous archaeologists because he was
the first to believe that a systematic study of the ruins and all
that they contained was essential. Only in this way could their past
history be thoroughly understood. After tracing the perimeter walls,
he mapped out the site and divided it into districts, identifying
individual buildings and carefully numbering them in a logical
Once again, keep in mind that the question requires you to
identify 3 key areas:
1. The problems
when he began his work.
2. The methods he employed to restore the ancient city
3. How he used the volcanic
ash to produce his most dramatic discoveries.
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