8th–6th centuries BC:
Pompeii is founded.
Mount Vesuvius erupts, covering Pompeii 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash.
The ruins of Pompeii are discovered.
edit]. The archaeological digs at the site extend to the street level of the 79 AD
volcanic event; deeper digs in older parts of Pompeii ...
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