Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Italy

In the Shadow of Mt. Vesuvius, near Naples. Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Italy… Visited 2010

Pompei. Italy. No picture could possibly represent all that Pompei is. It was so much more than I expected! Truly incredible!

No picture could possibly represent all that Pompei is. It was so much more than I expected!

Pompei, Italy

Pompeii bath ~ Pompeii buried under ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in was lost for nearly 1700 years before its rediscovery in

Pompei-Italy. An entire city burried in molten lava rock from Mt. Vensuvius in the background of the picture. This civilization had the first "Spa", "Vetrinary Hospital and hospic" and "oven"/cooking systems. They were amazingly ahead of the time and you would not imagine without seeing how the people of Pompeii used things just as we do today. Theri clock was a opening in a structure to see when the sun peaked the mountain. Amazing!

Experience the wonders of ancient Pompeii and the majesty of Mount Vesuvius on this combined full-day excursion from Naples. In the morning, you’ll explore the Pompeii ruins with your tour guide and after lunch enjoy the nature reserve at Vesuvius.

Pompeii - House of the Small Fountain. The small fountain is located in the mosaic-covered nymphaeum.  A nymphaeum in ancient Greece and Rome was a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs. The house itself, on the Via di Mercurio, dates from the first century B.C. and is a typical atrium-style house.

BCE House of the Small Fountain on the Via di Mercurio, Pompeii. The small fountain is located in the mosaic-covered nymphaeum - a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs.

A guide to a do-it-yourself Tour, plus the best guided tours of Pompeii, Italy

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Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy

Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Pompei, Italy

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Pompei, Italy

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