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.
. The archaeological digs at the site extend to the street level of the AD 79
volcanic event; deeper digs in older parts of Pompeii ...
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It was nearly wiped out during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. What is
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: Stories from an Eruption" is on view from October 22, 2005 through March 26, 2006 at The Field Museum in Chicago. The Art History
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The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD. Printer Friendly Version >>>. On August 24,
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Mar 13, 2013 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of
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