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A new exhibition at the British Museum in London, 'Life and Death in Pompeii   and Herculaneum', reveals that beauty and adornment were as important to the   women of the Roman Empire as they are to their modern counterparts

A new exhibition at the British Museum in London, 'Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum', reveals that beauty and adornment were as important to the women of the Roman Empire as they are to their modern counterparts

Mt. Vesuvius, a sleeping giant, seen from the ISS

ACTIVE volcano Mt Vesuvius sits just a few kilometers from the large city of Naples. Photo taken New Years Day 2013 on the ISS by Astronaut Chris Hadfield.

Detail of Gladiator’s Helmet, Pompeii

Denver Museum of Nature and Science A Day in Pompeii Gladiator Helmet Carvings

The magnificent craftsmanship of the Etruscan granulated gold unearthed while excavating Pompeii so astonished Victorian goldsmiths that it inspired an entire movement in jewelry (pieces made in 1850s)

The magnificent craftsmanship of the Etruscan granulated gold unearthed while excavating Pompeii so astonished Victorian goldsmiths that it inspired an entire Etruscan revival movement in jewelry Replicas made in