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Interior of the ancient Roman amphitheater in Pompeii, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: This ancient Roman amphitheater in Pompeii, Italy was completely buried by the ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79...

These beautiful frescoes in the Oecus (main living room) at Villa di Poppaea feature trompe-l'oeil windows, doors, and painted columns

Walking through the Italian town of Torre Annunziata, one would never suspect that some of the most luxurious villas of the Roman Empire lie buried some 25 feet beneath its streets....

The ancient Roman amphitheater at the Pompeii ruins in Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Roman amphitheater of Pompeii, built around 80 BCE, is the world’s oldest surviving stone amphitheater. It was buried by the...

Capped columns mark one end of the Forum at the Roman ruins in Pompeii, Italy, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Capped columns mark one end of the Forum at Pompeii, the Roman city that was destroyed by the eruption of Mount...

Honorary Arch in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy, frames the blown-off top of Mount Vesuvius, which erupted in 79 AD and buried the town under tons of volcanic ash

Click on above photo to view it in large format: This Honorary Arch at Pompeii Italy frames the blown-off top of Mount Vesuvius, which erupted in 79 AD and buried the...

Viridarium at Villa di Poppaea Sabina in ancient Oplontis, now Torre Annunziata

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Viridarium at Villa di Poppaea Sabina in ancient Oplontis, now Torre Annunziata. This grand estate, which was completely covered by the...