New Digging at Pompeii Reveals How the Middle Class Lived in 79 AD

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Pompeii was famously preserved by the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, an eruption that in superheated pyroclastic flows. The eruption covered the surrounding area in the Bay of Naples in ash, freezing in place victims and scenes of daily life at Pompeii and the nearby town of Herculaneum for nearly 2,000 years. Rediscovered in the early 18th century, the two cities are a...

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