Why this subject should be explored?
This city has many structures that have been uncovered by the archaeologists. Pompeii had bakeries, blacksmiths, and markets. The markets sell things such as olives, olive oil, cherries, and even wild animals to use for the entertainment of this city.
The art and artifacts
The art and artifacts of Pompeii will teach us about what Roman life was like. All the art has a representation of something. The artifacts tell us how the people have acted in the last seconds of their dying lives and gives us a sense of sensitivity to the lifeless statues.
In about the 1700's the city was rediscovered and this ancient city has been a tourist attraction ever sense then.
This art represents a ritual passage of a mystery religion, likely Dionysus.
The people in the ash that were discovered were all frozen.
This dog died that same way as most of the others who have died in the eruption.
There was about 2,000 people who have died that one day. The city was covered from top to bottom with hot rock, pumice and ash, which was somewhere around 1000 degrees (Fahrenheit) in temperature. The eruption last around 24 hours.