Friday, October 1, 2010

Random Photo of the Day - 10.01.2010



One of the victims (a plaster cast) of the Mount Vesuvius blast in Pompeii. I have other photos I'll have to post another time. I just have to find them first. My favorite is one of an actual skeleton in which you can still see the teeth and bones. Very neat stuff. 

If you're interested, you can read an actual eyewitness description of the Destruction of Pompeii

17 comments:

  1. It was a living hell for those people. So sad..

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  2. Poor pompeiiese (is that how you say it?)

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  3. It's a shame that the lesson was not learned. How many millions live in the same danger zone today? 3 Million?

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  4. You mean there is a body inside that??? o.O AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

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  5. ANd read it all, wow, cool uncle!

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  6. Those poor bastards...
    I saw something on NatGeo where they used all the data they collected and tried to recreate the last day of Pompeii. It was alright.

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  7. God punished them for their sins!

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  8. It is weird to think about that happening, even weirder to be there breathing in all the dust and dirt being kicked up by the wind realizing that you could be breathing in the microscopic particles of dead people.

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  9. I'm actually listening to a song titled "Vesuvius" Furthermore I studied latin for two years and we learned all about this.

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  10. The eye witness report is just... Wow, mate. History is just a second ago, but an incredible distance to travel. I'm glad we have these forums of communication, to pass on these memories and lessons. Especially now, with the internet able to reach out to anybody in the world, instantaneously.

    The world always makes me forget to breathe.
    -JKane

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  11. what's inside ?
    I mean the body must be conserved ?

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