Pompeii: New Studies Reveal Secrets From a Dead City

August 2, 2016 - The ancient Roman town of Pompeii is one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites. Its exquisite villas, buried by volcanic ash in A.D. 79, have been the subject of study since the 18th century. But even today scientists continue to learn from the site. Modern imaging and chemical analysis of the human remains are adding depth to the picture of how Pompeii’s inhabitants lived.
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