The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

Pompeya, Italia

Pompeya, Italia

Pompei - I cannot wait!

Pompei - I cannot wait!

In the Shadow of Mt. Vesuvius, near Naples...  Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Italy

In the Shadow of Mt. Vesuvius, near Naples... Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Italy

Pompei, Italia

Pompei, Italia

Pompeii, Italy | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Pompeii, Italy | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Pompeii, province of Naples, Campania region Italy  I think If I ever went to Italy I would run out of memory cards.

Pompey Arch Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Sharon Foster

Pompeii, province of Naples, Campania region Italy I think If I ever went to Italy I would run out of memory cards.

Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.

Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.

View of Pompeii toward Mt. Vesuvius - Italy - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

View of Pompeii toward Mt. Vesuvius - Italy - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Frigidarium of the Forum Baths: Pompeii

Frigidarium of the Forum Baths: Pompeii

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