Stonehenge ahead FL01500_02_003
STONEHENGE, Amesbury, Wiltshire. A car drives past an AA box towards Stonehenge. Photograph 1930, from the Ministry of Works Blue Album
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Bronze Age, Car, Communication, Landscape, Neolithic, Pre Historic, Stone Age, Stone Circle, Telephone, Transport, World Heritage Site
Durrington Walls N130053
DURRINGTON WALLS, Wiltshire. Reconstruction showing the settlement at Durrington Walls near Stonehenge in about 2500BC, this view looking north, in summer. The image shows the timber monuments of the southern circle and northern circle, an avenue or roadway, and houses. This view is shown looking north from a position above and to the west of the modern car park. Born-digital reconstruction illustration created by Peter Lorimer
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Painted Murals And Frescoes Inside A Room At The Ancient Roman Ruins At Herculaneum (Ercolano), Campania, Italy
Located in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum (Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 AD. Its ruins are located in the commune of Ercolano, Campania, Italy.
As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is famous as one of the few ancient cities that can now be seen in much of its original splendour, as well as for having been lost, along with Pompeii, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 that buried it. Unlike Pompeii, the deep pyroclastic material which covered it preserved wooden and other organic-based objects such as roofs, beds, doors, food and even some 300 skeletons which were surprisingly discovered in recent years along the seashore as it was thought until then that the town had been evacuated by the inhabitants.
Herculaneum was a wealthier town than Pompeii, possessing an extraordinary density of fine houses with, for example, far more lavish use of coloured marble cladding
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