The Most Haunting Finds From Pompeii

Two days of terror frozen in time

After more than 2,000 years, the event still has the power to shock.

In 79 AD, around lunchtime, citizens of the prosperous city of Pompeii began to notice a cloud over Mount Vesuvius. No one had seen anything like it before, as the volcano has been dormant for generations. An hour later ash began to fall. Then rocks…



There are thousands of years of human history and tens of thousands of stories to be told. This publication seeks to make a dent in them.

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Betsy Denson

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