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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.

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Pompeii: The Roman city frozen in time

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

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Pompeii "Garden of the Fugitives". Plaster casts of victims still in situ; many casts are in the Archaeological Museum of Naples. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Spending a day in Pompeii and discovering what life was like during the Pax Romana.

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