Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption

Saturday, October 22, 2005 to Sunday, March 26, 2006

This exhibition requires a special ticket.

Nature’s most violent cataclysm was vividly described by Pliny the Younger, who survived the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Untold numbers were buried in its volcanic debris, and a vibrant, cosmopolitan society vanished overnight.