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Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

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This captivating book explores the lives of the ordinary people of Pompeii and Herculaneum the two cities on the Bay of Naples that were buried by the catastrophic volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The plaster-cast bodies of the victims are the most vivid shocking reminders of the horrific event that made Pompeii famous, but who were these men, women and children so cruelly frozen in time? Exploring striking new discoveries and over 200 sensational artefacts, the author brings the inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum back to life from the ashes and ruins of their own homes.
Exhibition at British museum. Colour illustrated.
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Item details

Author(s):
Paul Roberts
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
245 mm x 290 mm 1740 g
Edition:
2015
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0714122823
ISBN-13:
9780714122823
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
The British Museum Press
Title:
Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

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This captivating book explores the lives of the ordinary people of Pompeii and Herculaneum the two cities on the Bay of Naples that were buried by the catastrophic volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The plaster-cast bodies of the victims are the most vivid shocking reminders of the horrific event that made Pompeii famous, but who were these men, women and children so cruelly frozen in time? Exploring striking new discoveries and over 200 sensational artefacts, the author brings the inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum back to life from the ashes and ruins of their own homes.
Exhibition at British museum. Colour illustrated.
No inscriptions

Author(s):
Paul Roberts
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
245 mm x 290 mm 1740 g
Edition:
2015
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0714122823
ISBN-13:
9780714122823
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
The British Museum Press
Title:
Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

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