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Art News + Notes
April 27, 2015
Almost 2,000 years ago, tragedy struck the busy Roman city of Pompeii when a nearby volcano named Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted. It spewed ash that quickly buried the entire city—including many of its residents. The thick layer of volcanic ash preserved Pompeii’s buildings and artifacts like a time capsule...