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    When excavation started in Pompeii, it didn't take long to find bodies. They are now forever preserved by the ash..

  • Marianne Fisher

    Lost Cities: When mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, the Roman town of Pompeii was caught unaware, buried and preserved. Eerie, but true.

  • Sam Dawson

    And you think -10 is bad. Pompei Mount Vesuvius 79 AD | swimming pool ruins of ancient pompeii map of ancient pompeii

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Pompeii, Italy...plan to spend the day. This person was killed in this position by ash and volcanic material.

Pompeii, think of the footprint of Roman courtyard homes with water cachement under covered portico.

Pompeii (Garden of the Fugitives): Thirteen hollow spaces were found in the hardened layers of ash and volcanic debris. These spaces were filled with plaster and quickly became the statues of thirteen people--the largest number of victims found in one site.

Days spent exploring the ancient ruins of Pompei, Italy

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

("ANCIENT CITY WALLS ALONG THE PORTA STABIA ENTRANCE TO THE POMPEII ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG") .....

~~ Pompei was preserved by 30 feet of ash since 79 AD.