The secrets of Vesuvius

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Scholastic, 1993 - History - 64 pages
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By "reading" the bones of people killed in the town of Herculaneum by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, an anthropologist reconstructs their lives.

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User Review  - Linda Harkins - Goodreads

includes some excellent photographs Read full review

Review: Secrets of Vesuvius (Time Quest)

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

This book mostly focuses on Herculeneum rather than Pompeii, but I think Herculeneum is generally overlooked, so it was a welcome change. Lots of good illustrations. The plaster casts of people from Pompeii are creepy, especially the dog. Read full review

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