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NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Roman bones from eruption of Vesuvius. Femoral head and patella (knee-cap) found during excavations of the Roman towns destroyed by the AD 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius. This eruption of this volcano, near present-day Naples, destroyed the towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii.
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