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Archaeologist and child from Pompeii

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Archaeologist and child from Pompeii
Archaeologist and child from Pompeii

A very interesting photograph showing an archaeologist holding a plaster cast of a child’s body that died as a result of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 CE in Pompeii

A child was sitting on his mother’s lap when tragedy struck. It is believed that he was about four years old.

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