Saturday, July 31, 2010
Italy - Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
Images of Ancient Pompeii.
Sent by Bettina, a postcrosser from Naples in Italy.
The impressive remains of the towns of Pompei and Herculaneum and their associated villas, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, provide a complete and vivid picture of society and daily life at a specific moment in the past that is without parallel anywhere in the world.