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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. History, archaeology

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Ancient erotica: art through the ages

In the year 79 AD, Italy's 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.

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Visiting Ancient Pompeii? Don't Miss These Fun Facts and Travel Tips

Visiting Ancient Pompeii- Excavation, The Moon of Pompeii night tour and Ancient Brothels. Italian Vaca must do!

Passageway, Skara Brae, Orkney Islands. Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement consisting of eight clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BEC - 2500 BCE. Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, it has been called the "Scottish Pompeii" because of its excellent preservation.

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The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of an Alien World, Frozen in Time

In the year 79 AD, Italy's 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.

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The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of an Alien World, Frozen in Time

In the year 79 AD, Italy's 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.

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