- In Pompeii, the ash and pumice from Mt. Vesuvius preserved the city as it was on the day of the eruption.
- Buildings, streets, animals, and even people were covered with ash, making a tomb to show them at the moment of death.
- Art work from Pompeii was found, paintings and mosaics included.
- Its been said though tragic, the destruction of Pompeii has become one of the best archaeological sites of the word, giving us a look at life in Ancient Rome.