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City of Pompeii
Finding Pompeii

The Lost City Found

               Discoveries
  • 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.

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