W&L’s Benefiel Featured on Smithsonian Channel Smithsonian flew Benefiel to Pompeii in May 2019 to interview on-site.
Rebecca Benefiel, professor of classics at Washington and Lee University, was interviewed and featured on the Smithsonian Channel’s “Secrets” in an episode titled “Gangs of Pompeii.”
Smithsonian flew Benefiel to Pompeii in May 2019 to interview on-site.
While there, she “used some computer-aided tools to help them recreate what a now, much faded, painted inscription originally looked like.”
Learn about ways to access the full episode here.