Mummies of Mount Vesuvius

On August 23, 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the ancient cities of Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum—one of Europe's most catastrophic volcanic eruptions to date. Today, two million people live in the vicinity of Mount Vesuvius, and the volcano is still active.



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