Carbonized Legacy: Unearthing Roman Life Through Vesuvius-Preserved Furniture and Artifacts

By | March 19, 2023

Many of the ancient Roman furnishings we have knowledge about were conserved in cities engulfed by the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 CE. Instead of being incinerated, these pieces of furniture underwent carbonization due to the elevated temperatures, resulting in the preservation of various wooden artifacts. In addition to furniture, this remarkable preservation extended to […] Source