Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies)
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A collection of sites to help you discover and understand what happened in Pompeii in AD79.
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Current Archaeology

Interactive map of Pompeii site. Hover the mouse over the coloured numbers to see what has been uncovered.

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Interactive Dig Pompeii - Field Notes: August 7, 2001

Interactive Dig Pompeii - Field Notes: August 7, 2001 | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it

Some interesting information on this site about the Roman diet.

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Pompeii - AD79eruption

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Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale were lost to the world in late August AD79 to lie hidden for almost 1800 years, a time capsule of Roman life in the first century AD.
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Good site for learning about the rediscovery of Pompeii.

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Pompeii and Herculaneum: two ordinary cities with an extraordinary story

Pompeii and Herculaneum: two ordinary cities with an extraordinary story | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it
David Prudames, British Museum In AD 79, late in the year, two cities – Herculaneum and Pompeii – along with various small towns, villages, and farms in the south of Italy were wiped out in just 24...
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The Archaeology News Network: iPad helps archaeologists at Pompeii

The Archaeology News Network: iPad helps archaeologists at Pompeii | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it
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BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Pompeii: Its Discovery and Preservation

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Pompeii: Its Discovery and Preservation | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it
See how Pompeii has survived to show us in amazing detail what town-life was like under Roman rule.
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Ancient Pompeii - Villa of Mysteries and Other Houses

Ancient Pompeii - Villa of Mysteries and Other Houses | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it
Villa of the Mysteries and other Houses in the Ancient City of Pompeii.
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Digging on the dark side of Vesuvius

Digging on the dark side of Vesuvius | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it
Hannah Snell combined her passion for archaeology with her love of Roman architecture during her summer months excavating with the team from the Apolline Project in Italy. Here she tells CWA about ...
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Daily life: Melbourne Museum

Daily life: Melbourne Museum | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it

A collection of information about daily life in Pompeii during the 1st century AD.

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Pompeii Is Crumbling—Can It Be Saved?

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Recent collapses highlight "critical" situation, but the site is safe for tourists, experts say. Can new funds stop the decay?
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In ancient Pompeii, trash and tombs went hand in hand

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Trash and tombs went hand in hand in ancient Pompeii. That's according to research that provides new insights into daily life of that city before the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79.
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BBC - History - Pompeii: Portents of Disaster

BBC - History - Pompeii: Portents of Disaster | Pompeii Unearthed: Riccarton High School (Social Studies) | Scoop.it
Read a detailed account about the disaster at Pompeii. Why were people unprepared for the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius if the signs were there?
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mount vesuvius

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Information about the volcano itself.

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Pompeii _ Life and Death in a Roman Town

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