17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Sleeping Man, Pompeii

A plaster cast of a victim from the destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD, a natural disaster that claimed the lives of over 16,000 people. The victim appears to have been sleeping when they were buried in volcanic ash.

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Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Italy
Copyright: © Trey Jablinske