Ancient Pompeii People Who Were Incinerated By Volcanic Ash Of Vesuvius

Ancient Pompeii People Who Were Incinerated By Volcanic Ash Of Vesuvius

The top things to see in Southern Italy: Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii people, and more

The top things to see in Southern Italy: Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii people, and more

The analysis revealed, among other facts, that the victims of Pompeii had very healthy teeth. Nearly 2,000 years after Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii in ash and pumice, advanced imaging technology is bringing to life the victims of the devastating eruption.  The CT scanning of the remains has been made possible thanks to a technique devised in 1863 by the archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli that produced plaster casts of bodies and objects buried under the ash.

The analysis revealed, among other facts, that the victims of Pompeii had very healthy teeth. Nearly 2,000 years after Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii in ash and pumice, advanced imaging technology is bringing to life the victims of the devastating eruption. The CT scanning of the remains has been made possible thanks to a technique devised in 1863 by the archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli that produced plaster casts of bodies and objects buried under the ash.

Knowing the architecture and ancient ruins is just a short visit from Naples, we joined the 'Best Of" from Walks of Italy's collection of Pompeii tours.

The Ancient City of Pompeii - A Guided Tour with Walks of Italy

Knowing the architecture and ancient ruins is just a short visit from Naples, we joined the 'Best Of" from Walks of Italy's collection of Pompeii tours.

Skeletal remains, instant death by eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, which buried city of Pompeii.  People were preserved by the lack of moisture in the heavy ash that covered the entire city.

Skeletal remains, instant death by eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, which buried city of Pompeii. People were preserved by the lack of moisture in the heavy ash that covered the entire city.

In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds. Was there in 1984

10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds. Was there in 1984

Absolutely amazing to stroll through.  Unbelievable how advanced they were in architecture and engineering!

Absolutely amazing to stroll through. Unbelievable how advanced they were in architecture and engineering!

Pompeii, Italy......actual people frozen in time from the lava flow of Mt. Vesuvius, most as they slept.

Pompeii, Italy......actual people frozen in time from the lava flow of Mt. Vesuvius, most as they slept.

House of Pansa, Pompeii. The bronze candelabrum pictured was found in or around the peristyle. The candelabrum, set on lion claw feet, features four scrolled arms each supporting an oil lamp. On the base are a square altar and a statuette of Dionysus riding a panther.

House of Pansa, Pompeii. The bronze candelabrum pictured was found in or around the peristyle. The candelabrum, set on lion claw feet, features four scrolled arms each supporting an oil lamp. On the base are a square altar and a statuette of Dionysus riding a panther.

This one is for my daughter. She really wants to visit Pompeii

This one is for my daughter. She really wants to visit Pompeii

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