They uncovered the preserved remains of a young child who was sitting on his mother's lap when tragedy struck. They believe he was about four years old.

Pompeii restoration reveals tragic scene of 'scared boy cowering on his mother's lap'

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Major show reveals life in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum At the British Museum, 28 March – 29 September

A skeleton of a mother, and her baby, who both died during her pregnancy.

Skeleton of mother and baby, who both died during birth. My mother's mother died giving birth to her 8 th child so I guess her skeleton must look like this because the baby died inside of her. How very sad for my Mom to grow up without a mother.

Erotic Art in Pompeii - actually a sign to tell which way to go of looking for a brothel

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Erotic Art was discovered in the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum after extensive excavation began in the century. The city was found to be full of erotic art and frescoes, symbols, and inscriptions.

August 1982, Herculaneum, Italy --- Jeweled gold rings still encircle the finger of a partially excavated skeleton at Herculaneum (Ercolano), Italy. Herculaneum, like its neighbor city Pompeii, was buried by material from the sudden eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79

Skeleton called the 'Ring Lady', unearthed in Herculaneum, an ancient town in Rome that was destroyed by volcanic hot gas and lava flow in 79 AD.

Body cast from "A Day In Pompeii Exhibit" at Museum of Science Boston

Cast from Pompeii so detailed that one can see the outline of clothing the person wore that day.

Bodies in Pompeii

Some plaster casts of victims of the eruption still in actual Pompeii. Bodies in Pompeii 2

Skeleton Of Mother & Her Baby, Who Both Died During Childbirth.

pompeii bodies mother and child - DEATH. Understand it, overcome it, come to terms with it. Move beyond its illusion.

Small kitchen, Pompeii 79CE, with kitchen with cooking utensils. A tripod with cauldron can still be seen in the fireplace, as well as an assortment of pots. Piccola cucina, Pompei 79 d, Pompei ruins, Italy

Small kitchen, Pompeii 79 CE, with kitchen with cooking utensils. A tripod with cauldron can still be seen in the fireplace, as well as an assortment of pots.

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