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Artifacts uncovered at Pompeii at ROM

July 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

Casts of a family as they were found at the moment of their death, buried in volcanic ash. Almost two thousand years ago, Mt. Vesuvius erupted and buried the Italian city of Pompeii in hot ash and debris. Undiscovered for 1,600 years, important artifacts are revealed at the Royal Ontario Museum in an exhibition that has just opened. Photo by Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Casts of a family as they were found at the moment of their death, buried in volcanic ash. Almost two thousand years ago, Mt. Vesuvius erupted and buried the Italian city of Pompeii in hot ash and debris. Undiscovered for 1,600 years, important artifacts are revealed at the Royal Ontario Museum in an exhibition that has just opened. Photo by Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

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