Pompeii: The Dead Speak

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Examining life in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, which was buried beneath volcanic ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Included: CT scans and digital X-rays of victims of the disaster; and information about the city recovered via traditional archaeological digs and modern 3D mapping.

Pompeii's Graffiti: An Ancient Form of Social Media
02:01 — In a way, the graffiti left over from the ancient residents of Pompeii reveals more than just the handwriting and sketching styles of a lost civilizat (more…)
Mary Beard on Pompeii's Showiest Family
02:38 — The Valentes were a wealthy family in Pompeii that used lavish, high-end parties to gain political clout. Classicist Mary Beard walks us through the r (more…)

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Examining life in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, which was buried beneath volcanic ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Included: CT scans and digital X-rays of victims of the disaster; and information about the city recovered via tradi…

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