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Pompeii

Houses, gardens, gladiators, women and industry. Discover the everyday life-and the death of this Campanian town, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD.

 


Dating the Eruption of Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii.......Did it really occur in August? Find out here. 


Human Remains in Pompeii: The Unique Case of the Body Casts. How are they made? And how exactly do they help us understand life and death in Pompeii? Find out here.