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Pictures of Mount Vesuvius. Images & Photos of Vesuvius Volcano

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Pictures of Mount Vesuvius. Images & photos of the volcano which erupted in AD79 destroying Pompeii in the Bay of Naples Italy. Since March 1944 Vesuvius has been dormant but in AD79 it erupted with ferocity spewing molten rock and pulverised pumice at the rate of 1.5 million tons per second, releasing a hundred thousand times the thermal energy of the Hiroshima bombing. By the time the eruption of Vesuvius was over an estimated 16,000 Romans had been killed and Pompeii had disappeared...
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Explore the past through pictures and images of its historic places. See the great palaces, castles and cities of antiquity as well as the great archaeological sites where our ancestors made history.



Browse pictures & images the treasured artefacts and antiquities exhibits from the great Museum of Europe and the Middle East. See the art and objects made by our ancestors.