Pompeii and herculaneum

Uncover the mysteries of Pompeii and Herculaneum as you journey through the ancient ruins. Discover the fascinating history and captivating stories of these two remarkable sites.
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EMBRACING COUPLE AT POMPEII 'COULD HAVE BEEN GAY LOVERS'

IT is an iconic image which conveys the human dimension of one of the world’s worst natural disasters that still resonates 2,000 years later. Two bodies found wrapped in a poignant embrace in their final moments as they were covered beneath molten rock and layers of ash in the ancient city of Pompeii when Mount Vesuvius violently erupted in 79 A.D. The bodies were dubbed "The Two Maidens" when they were first discovered but in a startling discovery this week scientists found the two bodies…

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Pompeii And Herculaneum: The Erotic Side Of Pompei (Italy) - 2024

Looking at these erotic frescoes in a ruined brothel in Pompei made me feel as if I’m looking at a menu in a fast-food chain. I didn’t envisage discovering the erotic side of Pompei on the walking tour that I embarked at the ancient Roman city.

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Fast-moving lava hit the citizens of Pompei quickly. They were enveloped by the flow, which quickly cooled and hardened. As it did, the bodies of those who fell victim to this historic catastrophe inevitably decomposed, leaving cavities in the now newly-formed rock. Pouring plaster into these cavities produced some rather compelling statues of the victims. Arguably the most authentic form of art you can find. Certainly the most tragic. Pompeii Bodies, Pompeii City, Clay Modelling, Pompeii Italy, Volcano Eruption, Body Cast, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Greek Statues, Fair Projects

Pompeii Bodies

Fast-moving lava hit the citizens of Pompei quickly. They were enveloped by the flow, which quickly cooled and hardened. As it did, the bodies of those who fell victim to this historic catastrophe inevitably decomposed, leaving cavities in the now newly-formed rock. Pouring plaster into these cavities produced some rather compelling statues of the victims. Arguably the most authentic form of art you can find. Certainly the most tragic.

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