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Herculaneum | excavation archive images

Images of the excavations at Herculaneum, the Roman town on the Bay of Naples which was buried - like its neighbour Pompeii - by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

Cardo IV

Cardo V

Decumanus Maximus

House of the Bicentenary

Cardo V

House of Neptune
and Amphitrite