17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
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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