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Date of Vesuvius Eruption

Date of Vesuvius Eruption

Postby Barry Hofstetter » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:22 pm

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/pompe ... index.html

The question I have is just how long could a charcoal graffito survive? Could it be from the year before? Does the rest of the inscription give us any clue?
N.E. Barry Hofstetter
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