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Pompeya - la ciudad romana sepultada por las cenizas de Vesubio

En 79 d.c. una violenta erupción del volcán Vesubio destruyó varias ciudades romanas, les enterrando bajo gruesas capas de ceniza volcánica y conservar gran parte de las estructuras y obras de arte. El más famoso de ella es Pompeya, que se ha excavado durante los últimos siglos.
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Plaster casts of the hollows left by bodies of victims found in place in the ruins. When Vesuivus erupted in 79 AD, many inhabitants took a fatal decision to stay in the city, trying to cope with the initial constant fall of pumice. When the first pyroclastic flows invaded the city, the remaining survivors were killed, probably more or less instantly. Their bodies were incorporated into the thick ash and pumice deposits and left hollows when the organic material decomposed away. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)

Plaster casts of the hollows left by bodies of victims found in place in the ruins. When Vesu... [info]
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Wall painting in the House of Mysteries in Pompeii (Casa dei Misteri) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Vesuvius volcano seen from Pompei (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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