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The Palestra at the ruins of Herculaneum, Italy, where sporting events were held

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Palestra at Herculaneum contained two swimming pools and a gymnasium and hosted public sporting events. Herculaneum is sister to the...

Room covered in frescoes was discovered in House of the Black Room in Herculaneum

Click on above photo to view it in large format: One of many rooms excavated at the ruins of Herculaneum, Italy, which was totally covered by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius...

Glass paste wall mosaics in House of Neptune and Amphitrite at Herculaneum

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Glass paste wall mosaics, shell decorations, lava foam, and nymphaeum topped by theatrical masks in House of Neptune and Amphitrite at...

Three hundred skeletons discovered in 1980 still lie inside the Boat House at Herculaneum, where they had fled the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Nearly three hundred skeletons discovered in 1980 still lie inside the Boat House at Herculaneum, Italy where they had fled the...

Excavations at Herculaneum, Italy show how deeply it was covered by eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Standing on the bridge at the entrance to the excavations at Herculaneum in Italy, one gets a dramatic view of how...

The ancient city of Herculaneum, Italy, buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Standing above the excavation site at the ruins of Herculaneum, Italy. The town was completely buried by successive, rapid flows of...