Pompeii~  A couple of years back, I went to a traveling museum exhibit of artifacts from Pompeii; casts like these were among them. Absolutely haunting.

10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

In the year 79 AD, Italy& 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.

Pregnant woman and child's remains. Holocaust victims.

Skeleton of a woman and foetus/baby who both died during the mother's pregnancy

pompeii bodies mother and child - DEATH. Understand it, overcome it, come to terms with it. Move beyond its illusion.

pompeii bodies lovers. If only this kind of love actually existed. But people would rather be buried with their past than with their future.

6000 year old kiss. Hasanlu, Iran redskiesandbutterflies: 6000 year old kiss. this is my favorite omg i can’t this is so beautiful. love this

14 Bizarre Things Most People Don't Know About The Bodies Preserved At Pompeii

14 Bizarre Things Most People Don't Know About The Bodies Preserved At Pompeii

In 79 CE, volcanic Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii, Italy. Hidden from the world beneath pumice and ash, it was all but forgotten for nearly

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Pompeii Bed Breakfast with pool, parking and wifi near the Pompeii Ruins, Sorrento, Naples, Amalfi Coast.

Petrified bodies of Pompeii

“Herculaneum AD A large number of people were sheltering in this seaside boathouse. The ancient Roman town was destroyed by the same Mt. Vesuvius eruption that took out Pompeii.

Plaster cast of the body of a slave from Pompeii

One has to see such a place as Pompeii in person to appreciate what actually happened here.

Pompeii, plastic casts

Over the cobbled streets, the buildings, the forum, and even vesuvius itself, the first thing most people think of is the dead bodies. Everywhere in Pompeii there…

Major show reveals life in Pompeii and Herculaneum | UK | News ...

Major show reveals life in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum At the British Museum, 28 March – 29 September

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