Pompei. Italy. No picture could possibly represent all that Pompei is. It was so much more than I expected! Truly incredible!

Pompei. Italy. No picture could possibly represent all that Pompei is. It was so much more than I expected! Truly incredible!

Pompeii, Italy......actual people frozen in time from the lava flow of Mt. Vesuvius, most as they slept.

Pompeii, Italy......actual people frozen in time from the lava flow of Mt. Vesuvius, most as they slept.

Pompeii - this is actually a cast of the void left by a person who was unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time when Mt. Vesuvius erupted that fateful day... Horrifying, and I cannot imagine the terror.

Pompeii - this is actually a cast of the void left by a person who was unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time when Mt. Vesuvius erupted that fateful day... Horrifying, and I cannot imagine the terror.

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

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!

The victims of Pompeii's volcano's victims. When the ash poured down over the city, people were killed instantly, in the exact poses they struck when they noticed their impending doom. As their bodies decomposed, they left perfectly-formed hollows in the ash. Historians can inject these hollows with plaster, recreating the positions of the bodies, and sometimes their terrified facial expressions.

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

The victims of Pompeii's volcano's victims. When the ash poured down over the city, people were killed instantly, in the exact poses they struck when they noticed their impending doom. As their bodies decomposed, they left perfectly-formed hollows in the ash. Historians can inject these hollows with plaster, recreating the positions of the bodies, and sometimes their terrified facial expressions.

Pompeii: Life   and Death in a Roman Town. Here are some images of the town, which was   burried by a volcanic erruption in 79 AD.

Pompeii in pictures

Pompeii: Life and Death in a Roman Town. Here are some images of the town, which was burried by a volcanic erruption in 79 AD.

View from the Basilica, Pompeii - Pictures of Pompeii #italy #pompeii #travel

Pictures of Pompeii

View from the Basilica, Pompeii - Pictures of Pompeii #italy #pompeii #travel

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

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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