Fun fact: Pompeii has actually erupted since the legendary disaster we all know. Many times. Why do people live within a sixty mile radius of it honestly

Fun fact: Pompeii has actually erupted since the legendary disaster we all know. Many times. Why do people live within a sixty mile radius of it honestly

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology                                                                                                                                                     More

People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

A look at today's Pompeii and the fascinating circumstances around the tragic Mount Vesuvius eruption.

Pompeii~  A couple of years back, I went to a traveling museum exhibit of artifacts from Pompeii; casts like these were among them. Absolutely haunting.

10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

These people were in Pompeii when Mount Vesuvius erupted. The eruption released tons of pumice, a light volcanic rock. It completely buried the town and the people. Under the pumice, the bodies were preserved. -- That's creepy

Unfinished vases found in Pompeii reveal panic as eruption loomed - http://mashable.com/2014/11/22/pompeii-eruption-vases/

Unfinished vases found in Pompeii reveal panic as eruption loomed

A pottery workshop discovered near one of Pompeii's gates was hastily abandoned, as workers realized the volcano was erupting.

New scans show victims of ancient Pompeii eruption

New scans show victims of ancient Pompeii eruption

Scientists use CAT scan technology to learn about the habits of life, employment and social class of the residents of Pompeii who died in 79 AD after the volcano erupted.

Scan reveals these victims of the Pompeii eruption were both men...lovers, perhaps?

Embracing figures at Pompeii 'could have been gay lovers', after scan reveals they are both men

Scan reveals these victims of the Pompeii eruption were both men.

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