Ercolano

This town was the other side of Pompeii, and it was similarly covered in the eruption in 79AD.  Similar to Pompeii, everyone in the town died pretty quickly from either boiling mud or the tsunami that followed.

It was first uncovered about 300 years ago, and the restoration work continues today.  Much of the old city is now dozens of meters below the surface, preserved from Roman times.

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