mother and child

mother and child

Restoration work begins on bodies of those who died when Vesuvius engulfed Pompeii

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Arms outstretched, a terrified mother and child before they were entombed by ash: Restoration work begins on bodies of those who died when Vesuvius engulfed Pompeii Restorers are working on 86 of the carefully preserved plaster casts They belong to Romans who perished when Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79AD Victims have been entombed in ash and now plaster for 1,900 years Experts at the laboratory of Pompeii Archaeological Site are readying the poignant remains for a forthcoming exhibition called Pompeii and Europe Source & Read More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3089659/Who-petrified-child-Pompeii-Restoration-work-begins-body-boy-House-Golden-Bracelet.html#ixzz3amP4sin4