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One of the best preserved buildings at Pompeii, the Temple of Isis provides proof positive that the city had ties to Egypt, as it was used by members of the cult of the Egyptian goddess Isis

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Not only is the Temple of Isis in Pompeii one of the best preserved buildings in the ancient city, it provides...

The Temple of Apollo at Pompeii, Italy, featured 48 columns surrounding an inner cella at the top of a flight of steps, opposite which sat a sacrificial altar

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Temple of Apollo at Pompeii, Italy, featured 48 columns surrounding a steep flight of steps leading to an inner cella,...

This taberna at Pompeii is one of many where Romans took their midday meal. Food was scooped out of the large jars on the counter top

Click on above photo to view it in large format: This taberna at Pompeii, considered a fast food joint of the ancient world, is one of many where Romans took their...

Plaster casts of bodies found during excavations of Pompeii. These were discovered in the Macellum, a large marketplace located aside the Forum

Click on above photo to view it in large format: During the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, ash rained down on and covered the city. Encased in the super-heated...

View of the entrance to the ruins of Pompeii, Italy, with unexcavated hills and Mount Vesuvius in the background

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Entrance to the ruins of Pompeii, Italy, beyond which lie hills where more ruins await excavation and Mount Vesuvius, which blew...

Tombs in the Necropolis at Porta Nocera in Pompeii, one of seven burial areas found in the town that was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Tombs in the Necropolis at Porta Nocera in Pompeii, one of seven burial areas found in the town that was buried...