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Ancient Rome. Well preserved Roman house at Herculaneum - 1st Century AD Casa Sannitica

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Excavated Ruins Of Herculaneum -- Destroyed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on 24 August 79 CE.

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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.

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On August 24, 79 AD, Mt. Vesuvius in Pompeii, Italy exploded in a volcanic eruption. Tons of molten ash, pumice and sulfuric gas went miles into the atmosphere. In the 1800's, Archeologists were able to make casts of the bodies from the victims by filling the cavity with liquid plaster then carefully chipping away the lava, eventually to reveal a perfect cast of the body. Some people think these bodies are of "Petrified" humans, however they are NOT petrified.

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Pyramus and Thisbe, House of Loreius Tiburtinus, Pompeii, province of Naples, Campania region Italy .

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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 // #archaeology More

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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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Pompeii, I will go there some day! This is one of the dream places that I want to visit. This is one of reasons why I want to get my history degree.

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Pompeii Roman House | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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this is an image of an archaelogical site in Herculaneum,Italy. Lessing,Erich.Roman triclinium.Erich Lessing culture and fine arts

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