On This Day in 79

Death Levels All, originally uploaded by batigolix.

 

It was on August 24, 79 (704,187 days ago) that Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried in ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

The Ruins of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius, originally uploaded by Stuck in Customs.

 

if these walls could talk, originally uploaded by thomas cristopher.

 

Tragedy, originally uploaded by Villa Sams.

 

Boscoreale, Villa Regina, originally uploaded by batigolix.

This dog died in the eruption chewing on its chain, trying to get free.

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