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Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer"


Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 13 November 2012
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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". World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer"." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 13, 2012.

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Pompeii Victim "The Muleteer"." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Nov 2012. Web. 21 Apr 2021.

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