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loaf of carbonized bread It apparently was baking in a oven when the super-heated waves of poisonous gas swept down from Vesuvius and across the homes and business of Pompeii. Carbonized and left buried in the oven for more than 1500 years, it’s a remarkable object from the past, both for its “everyday-ness” and the fact that it even survived the centuries.

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Loaf of bread from the first century AD found in Pompeii - With A Stamp Of Authenticity! ~WTF! Weird & fun facts

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Silverware of "House of Menander" at Pompeii, as a matter of fact of Quintus Poppaeus, related to Poppaea - Naples, Archaeological Museum | ...

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The analysis revealed, among other facts, that the victims of Pompeii had very healthy teeth. Nearly 2,000 years after Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii in ash and pumice, advanced imaging technology is bringing to life the victims of the devastating eruption. The CT scanning of the remains has been made possible thanks to a technique devised in 1863 by the archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli that produced plaster casts of bodies and objects buried under the ash.

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Painter with painted statue and framed painting from a fresco in Pompeii. Now in the Museo Archeologico in Naples.

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Cave Canem (Beware of the Dog) Mosaic, Pompeii, Italy - a popular motif for the thresholds of Roman villas.

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Dido and Aeneas, Ancient Roman fresco, Pompeii, Italy

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A ROMAN BANDED AGATE AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. - 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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