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Major show reveals life in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Pregnant woman and child's remains. Holocaust victims.

Skeleton of a woman and foetus/baby who both died during the mother's pregnancy

Restorers are working on the carefully preserved plaster casts of 86 of the Romans trapped in Pompeii in 79 AD, including children seemingly frozen in terror. Here, Stefano Vanacore, director of the laboratory at Pompeii Archaeological Site can be seen carrying the remains of a petrified child in his arms

Restoration reveals details of Romans who perished in Pompeii

Restorers are working on the carefully preserved plaster casts of 86 of the Romans trapped in Pompeii in 79 AD, including children seemingly frozen in terror. Here, Stefano Vanacore, director of the laboratory at Pompeii Archaeological Site can be seen carrying the remains of a petrified child in his arms

Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.

Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.

Clothes were definitely burned - bodies were surprisingly intact, reminiscent of the wife of Lot turning to "pillar of salt" during the Destruction of Sodom & Gomorah

Clothes were definitely burned - bodies were surprisingly intact, reminiscent of the wife of Lot turning to "pillar of salt" during the Destruction of Sodom & Gomorah

14 Bizarre Things Most People Don't Know About The Bodies Preserved At Pompeii

14 Bizarre Things Most People Don't Know About The Bodies Preserved At Pompeii

In 79 CE, volcanic Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii, Italy. Hidden from the world beneath pumice and ash, it was all but forgotten for nearly

A day trip to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius, an exhibition depicting bodies found

A day trip to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius, an exhibition depicting bodies found

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