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The Ruins of Pompeii [video]

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2,000-Year-Old Pompeii Home Digitally Reconstructed

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According to LiveScience –

Since 2000, the Swedish Pompeii Project has been working to document an entire city block, or “insula,” in close detail. This block included three big estates, a tavern, a laundry, a bakery and several gardens. Led by Anne-Marie Leander Touati, an archaeologist at Lund University, the Swedish team has used traditional excavation methods as well as more advanced techniques like laser scanning and drone imaging to digitally reconstruct that block. The researchers have now completed their first 3D models showing this section of the city as it stands today.

Continue reading HERE.

Ancient Roman Graffiti

romangraffitiMental_floss reports

When the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were suddenly consumed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E., many of their buildings were so intimately preserved that modern archaeologists can even read the graffiti scribbled onto their ancient walls. See if any of these remind you of a twenty-first century bathroom.

Go to the article HERE

 

 

The Pompeii Ruins Are Now On Google Street View

Now you can explore the ruins of Pompeii without going to Italy.

Explore Pompeii HERE.


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