Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer"

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 13 November 2012
Pompeii Victim

A cast of the 'muleteer', a victim of the eruption of Vesuvius which completely covered Pompeii in 79 CE. The poisonous and super-heated gas cloud which struck Pompeii following the initial ash fall-out asphyxiated and baked any remaining people in the town. This victim was discovered near a skeleton of a mule under a porticoe of the Palaestra.

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Jarvis, D. (2012, November 13). Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer". Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/954/

Chicago Style

Jarvis, Dennis. "Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer"." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 13, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/954/.

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer"." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 Nov 2012. Web. 24 May 2019.

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