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Herculaneum

Herculaneum was buried by the same eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that buried Pompei. It is much better preserved with original fountains, frescos, and mosiacs visible after excavation.
  • Mount Vesuvius

    • Mount Vesuvius
  • Herculaneum

    • Herculaneum
  • Central Square

    • Central Square
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  • Outer wall

    • Outer wall
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  • Orchard and columns

    • Orchard and col…
  • Ancient Street

    • Ancient Street
  • Old Resturant

    • Old Resturant
  • Lunch Counter

    • Lunch Counter
  • Doorways on side street

    • Doorways on sid…
  • Herringbone Floor Pattern outside bathhouse

    • Herringbone Flo…
  • Fountain

    • Fountain
  • Bath House ceiling

    • Bath House ceil…
  • Ornate Carvings

    • Ornate Carvings
  • Painted ceiling of cool house -- octopus

    • Painted ceiling…
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  • Shelves

    • Shelves
  • Individual Shelves

    • Individual Shel…
  • Mosaic floor

    • Mosaic floor
  • Doorway mosaic

    • Doorway mosaic
  • Outdoor bath

    • Outdoor bath
  • Square with portico roof

    • Square with por…
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  • Mosaic floor close-up

    • Mosaic floor cl…
  • Roman bath

    • Roman bath
  • Ornate bench

    • Ornate bench
  • Close up of bench "feet"

    • Close up of ben…
  • Wine jungs

    • Wine jungs
  • Wine jugs in burned rack

    • Wine jugs in bu…
  • Second story

    • Second story
  • Rare wall mosaic

    • Rare wall mosai…
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  • Altar ornament

    • Altar ornament
  • Altar in home

    • Altar in home
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  • Old romain columns

    • Old romain colu…
  • Scorched roof timbers

    • Scorched roof t…
  • Water fountain in middle of house

    • Water fountain…