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Street of the Tombs, Pompeii

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This is a silver print photograph of Pompeii’s Street of Tombs, a narrow road lined with tombs, altars, and mausoleums just outside the city. Like many other Roman cities, the dead were not allowed to be buried or cremated within the walls. Therefore, the main thoroughfares leading in and out of Pompeii became studded over the years with structures…

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