Facts About The Ancient City Of Pompeii – #GoXplrr

After the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79, the entire city of Pompeii in the Bay of Naples was buried and forgotten until the mid-18th century. Today, Pompeii is one of the most iconic archaeological sites and it holds a special place in the imagination of the general public.When the volcanic gas and ashes reached Pompeii and sealed its fate, the city was “paused” in time.

When the site was rediscovered, its excellent state of preservation became apparent. In terms of volume of detailed archaeological data, no other site can rival Pompeii.This list contains 10 interesting facts about this rich site, which hopefully will allow the readers to recreate in their minds some fascinating details of this incredible ancient city.

 

SEE 1o cool facts at source below

Source: 10 Fascinating Facts About The Ancient City Of Pompeii – Listverse

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