Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.
Les cinq sortes d'éruptions volcaniques
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Crosswalk, Pompeian style
Clothes were definitely burned - bodies were surprisingly intact, reminiscent of the wife of Lot turning to "pillar of salt" during the Destruction of Sodom & Gomorah
Temple Of Isis, Pompeii - The Temple of Isis was among one of the first discoveries during the excavation of Pompeii in 1764. Original paintings and sculptures can be seen at the Museo Archaeologico in Naples; the site itself remains on the Via del Tempio di Iside.