Pompeii in Simi Valley

Ancient Pompeii is one of those places that people today find endlessly intriguing. ¬†This Roman city, a prosperous vacation destination on the Bay of Naples, was completely destroyed on August 24, 79 when Mount Vesuvius ¬†erupted and buried Pompeii and several other town in the area under volcanic ash and pyroclastic material. ¬†Rediscovered in the 1700s the excavation of Pompeii continues today, revealing its hidden secrets in spectacular fashion. A traveling exhibition of a few hundred artifacts from Pompeii (and nearby Herculaneum which was also destroyed by the eruption) is making its way around the United States and is presently…