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*POMPEII, ITALY ~ General view photo. (Roman city, partially destroyed and buried under ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The city was rediscovered in 1748).

(Roman city, partially destroyed and buried under ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The city was rediscovered in

Tombs beyond the walls of Pompei, province of Naples, Campania

Pompeii: in pictures

Pompey: (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus "the Great") b.c, Roman general and statesman: a member of the first triumvirate.

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 Sunken City of Baia, Italy. It was a Roman seaside resort on the Bay of Naples.Baiae was even more popular than Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Capri. Baiae was sacked by Muslim raiders in the 8th century AD and was deserted because of malaria by 1500. Because of coastal subsidence most of Baiae is now under water in the Bay of Naples, largely due to local volcanic activity.

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

Exploring the ruins of Pompeii, the Roman city frozen in time after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius #Pompeii #Italy

Pompeii: The Roman city frozen in time

Visiting Pompeii, the Italian city preserved like a snapshot of Roman life frozen in time after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

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

In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

Pompeii, Italy - Mt Vesuvius in background erupted in like 79 AD and buried the city. It was not discovered until hundreds of years later. Pompeii was one of the most incredible places I've ever been to.

The ghost city of Herculaneum – the Roman world in ruins beneath the surface of modern Italy

The ghost city of Herculaneum

Destroyed in the eruption of Vesuvius like famous neighbour Pompeii, Herculaneum is a Roman city ghost city that lies below the streets of modern Italy.

A day trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy, is a great way to get a feel for the ancient Roman Empire. Here are all the details you'll need to see these two sets of ruins without taking a tour.

Visiting Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Day Trip to the Past

Take your trip with Glamulet charmsA day trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy, is a great way to get a feel for the ancient Roman Empire. Here are all the details you'll need to see these two sets of ruins without taking a tour.

Herculaneum, Pompeii sister city, also buried in the eruption. Was hermetically sealed by the ash and lava so many items such as bone and wood were preserved, which was not the case with Pompeii. However, there is a modern city above herculaneum, so only about 25% has been excavated.

Herculaneum, Pompeii sister city, also buried in the eruption. Was hermetically sealed by the ash and lava so many items such as bone and wood were preserved, which was not the case with Pompeii.

Pompeii - a city frozen in time. One of the most impressive Unesco sites in the world

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ a city frozen in time. One of the most impressive Unesco sites in the world

Ancient ruins of Pompeii.

The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of as

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!

Pompeii, 1980 - En 2008 seguían excavando y buscando cosas.

Etruscan road in Pompeii. Via di Mercurio. One of the main roads in Pompeii. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.

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