Etruscan road in Pompeii. Via di Mercurio. One of the main roads in Pompeii. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.
Edgar Allan Poe's Room, University of Virginia from Holsinger Studio Collection · Holsinger's Studio (Charlottesville, Va.) · · Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia.