The history of the inhabitants of Pompeii death

• The history of the inhabitants of the death of Pompeii

The history of the inhabitants of Pompeii death

Pompeii, the ancient Roman city near Naples, was buried under a layer of volcanic ash in the eruption of Vesuvius 24 August 79. The eruption, which was the harbinger of a strong earthquake that lasted about a day. It led to the deaths of three cities - Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae.

Interestingly, in all the towns it remained the way it was before the eruption. Under a layer of ash, archaeologists discovered the street, the house, the remains of humans and animals. Of the 20 thousand inhabitants of Pompeii in the buildings and on the streets, killing about two thousand people. Most residents fled the city before the disaster.

The expert team of archaeologists, radiologists, orthodontists and anthropologists began using the Computerized Axial Tomography technology for the study of plaster casts of victims of the famous Pompey. 16-layer scanner found many remains of skeletons and almost perfect teeth. Let's look at the process of working scientists.

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Cast off the face of the boy who died during the eruption was studied by computed tomography.

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A cast body with the same boy.

The history of the inhabitants of Pompeii death

The restorer attempts to match the different body parts of the victims of the eruption.

The history of the inhabitants of Pompeii death

a plaster cast of a man who died during the eruption.

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Tourists on the cobblestone streets of Pompeii.

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