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

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

The Fall and Rise and Fall of Pompeii | History | Smithsonian

The Fall and Rise and Fall of Pompeii

The famous archaeological treasure is falling into scandalous decline, even as its sister city Herculaneum is rising from the ashes

Dive with History: Underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli, Italy - Archeological Park of Baia near Naples - World Adventure Divers

Dive in history: underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli, Italy

If you’re planning a vacation in Italy then there will be a number of things that you’ll require to do

A cooking hearth at Pompeii. Photo by Carolyn Conne

A cooking hearth at Pompeii. One such oven was discovered to have bread inside when excavated

The Brothel in Pompeii, Italy. Customers of the brothels chose what sex position they wanted by the painting over the door. No language barriers back then.

the brothel, Pompeii, Italy Customers of the brothels chose what sex position they wanted by the painting over the door. No language barriers back then.

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.

Baia underwater Pompeii Naples, province of Naples, Campania region Italy

Dive at baia underwater Pompeii Naples, province of Naples, Campania region Italy

Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii. Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii. Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

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