Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology More

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 // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology More

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.

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.

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.

Image: A view of one of the six restored domus unveiled today during a ceremony led by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italy

Ancient Houses Restored and Unveiled in Pompeii

Image: A view of one of the six restored domus unveiled today during a ceremony led by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italy

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.

ancient pompeii picture

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

Mount Vesuvius, Italy: Map, Facts, Eruption Pictures, Pompeii

Mount Vesuvius, Italy: Map, Facts, Eruption Pictures, Pompeii

Sorrento Italy...I've totally been to this exact location of the picture. My favorite Italian city.

Sorrento Italy...I've totally been to this exact location of the picture. My favorite Italian city.

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