Giovanni Battista Nocerino  

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Giovanni Battista Nocerino was an Italian farmer and land owner. In 1709/10 he discoverd alabaster and yellow marble (marmo giallo antico) that would later prove to be from the lost city Herculaneum. He sold his land to Prince l'Elboeuf who would continue the subterranean exploration.

Related names include Ambrogio Nocerino or Cola Aniello Nocerino.



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