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Remnants of prehistoric houses beneach Roman and Greek ruins - 4000 years of building history is revealed here. In deeper strata, even older findings indicate that the place had been inhabited for at least 6000 years. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Remnants of prehistoric houses beneach Roman and Greek ruins - 4000 years of building history is revealed here. In deeper strata, even older findings indicate that the pl...
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (Part 1): Vulcano & Lipari Islands
Remnant of an oval house, about 4000 years old, at the castle of Lipari (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Remnant of an oval house, about 4000 years old, at the castle of Lipari (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (Part 1): Vulcano & Lipari Islands
Ruins of the Ancient Greek theatre in Taormina (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ruins of the Ancient Greek theatre in Taormina (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna tour April 2008
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 Vesuivus erupted in 79 AD, many inhabitants took a fatal decision to stay ...
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
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The Ancient Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The Ancient Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - From Plaka to Klima and Adamas
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Wall painting in the House of Mysteries in Pompeii (Casa dei Misteri) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Wall painting in the House of Mysteries in Pompeii (Casa dei Misteri) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
Small excavations revealing Minoan stone walls beneath the pumice layer of Santorini. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small excavations revealing Minoan stone walls beneath the pumice layer of Santorini. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Faszination Volcano: Santorini May+Oct 08 (Part 1): Akrotiri
The Ancient Greek theatre at Plaka in Milos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The Ancient Greek theatre at Plaka in Milos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Plaka village
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Stone-age and Ancient Greek ruins at the castle of Lipari (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Stone-age and Ancient Greek ruins at the castle of Lipari (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (Part 1): Vulcano & Lipari Islands
Ancient stone structures, probably graves in the desert. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ancient stone structures, probably graves in the desert. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Additional Photos: Danakil 02/08
... and in: Desert, salt and volcanoes: February 2008 tour photos by Tom Pfeiffer
Man-made stone walls, about 4000 years old, found beneath the Minoan pumice layer. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Man-made stone walls, about 4000 years old, found beneath the Minoan pumice layer. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Faszination Volcano: Santorini May+Oct 08 (Part 1): Akrotiri
Ancient stone wall near the Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ancient stone wall near the Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - additional photos
Ancient stone walls  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ancient stone walls (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - From Plaka to Klima and Adamas
Fava fields at Echendra; Ancient tombs niches in the limestone cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fava fields at Echendra; Ancient tombs niches in the limestone cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: santorini_d20252.jpg | 982 Hits
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Image found in Santorini May 2007: a rainstorm
Small Hellenistic sanctuary near Echendra (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small Hellenistic sanctuary near Echendra (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Santorini April-May 2007 (Fascination Volcano tour)
Vesuvius volcano seen from Pompei (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vesuvius volcano seen from Pompei (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
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Organ-pipes made of stone (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Organ-pipes made of stone (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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Vertical prismatic lavas in canyon of the Azat River, Armenia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vertical prismatic lavas in canyon of the Azat River, Armenia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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pompeji_2008__20080506_2006.jpg (c)
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Slightly curved columns here (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Slightly curved columns here (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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The regularity of the lava columns in this place is amazing. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The regularity of the lava columns in this place is amazing. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22595.jpg | 314 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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Some locals having lunch break in the shade of the columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Some locals having lunch break in the shade of the columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22573.jpg | 456 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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View up towards the lava columns (Garni gorge, Armenia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View up towards the lava columns (Garni gorge, Armenia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22598.jpg | 379 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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The columns were formed as result of slow contraction of the lava flow during cooling with a very regular gradient. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The columns were formed as result of slow contraction of the lava flow during cooling with a very regular gradient. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
Irregular arrangement of lava columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Irregular arrangement of lava columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
pompeii_e2535.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
pompeii_e2535.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
pompeii_e2498.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
pompeii_e2498.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
River erosion has carved out an open cave, about 5 meters tall and 4 meters wide at the side of the river bed, providing a natural shady shelter from the summer heat. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
River erosion has carved out an open cave, about 5 meters tall and 4 meters wide at the side of the river bed, providing a natural shady shelter from the summer heat. (Ph...
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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View towards the top of the cave, made of the bases of columns. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View towards the top of the cave, made of the bases of columns. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22575.jpg | 428 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
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Columns partially covered by vegetation (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Columns partially covered by vegetation (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
Natural steps formed by the tops of dozens of columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Natural steps formed by the tops of dozens of columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22561.jpg | 502 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
Part of the cliff made of lava columns; at the base of many columns are small birds' nests. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Part of the cliff made of lava columns; at the base of many columns are small birds'nests. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
Oblique columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Oblique columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22600.jpg | 289 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
Zoom onto the side of columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Zoom onto the side of columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: armenia_k22588.jpg | 386 Hits
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
View up along the cliff made of long regular lava columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View up along the cliff made of long regular lava columns (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Symphony of Stones - prismatic lavas at Garni, Armenia
pompeii_e2570.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
pompeii_e2570.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
pompeii_e2569.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
pompeii_e2569.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
Intense wall frescos in the Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Intense wall frescos in the Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
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pompeii_e2563.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
pompeii_e2563.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
pompeii_e2562.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
pompeii_e2562.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Pompeii - the Roman city buried by Vesuvius' ashes
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