Pompeii Amphorae

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© Deborah Downes
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UploadedDecember 1, 2010
TakenOctober 31, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/250 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length36 mm
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I can’t get over how terra-cotta pieces of Pompeii survived that ancient city’s destruction, following the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. These and other artifacts from that incredible archeological site are stored in the granary, located in the forum.

9 responses

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (1 Dec 2010):

    I am amazed, too. Very handsome shot. Light and tones are just right.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (1 Dec 2010):

    Dick said it just right.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (1 Dec 2010):

    Cool series.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (1 Dec 2010):

    great shot Deborah,,fabulous pov

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (1 Dec 2010):

    wow! this are fantastic collections! thank you for sharing.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (4 Dec 2010):

    Wonderful collections...Beautiful shot!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (5 Dec 2010):

    It's really amazing how many artifacts really did survive.

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt   gave props (5 Dec 2010):

    I would love to go there!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (17 Dec 2010):

    Truly amazing! It is hard to grasp the fact that these jars are so old! Beautiful capture, Deb.

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