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Life in Plaster: New Discoveries from Pompeii

Photo credit: © Luigi Spina Of all the haunting images of Pompeii that have been uncovered in the three centuries since the archaeological site was rediscovered, it is the plaster casts of the many victims that drives the tragedy home to the heart. As we see bodies huddled in fear or sprawled on the floor as they sought safety, we realize that we’re literally gazing back in time to the final moments of life. For me, seeing Pompeii has always been a fascinating and somber experience. It hel...
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The eerie remains of a master and slave frozen in time unearthed in the Roman city of Pompeii

Remains of two men who were killed in 79 AD in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Luigi Spina/Reuters The well-preserved remains of two men have been discovered in the Roman city of Pompeii, near Naples. The two bodies were killed in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD which covered the ancient city in volcanic ash and froze it in time. The bodies are thought to be of a wealthy man and a slave and were found in a villa on the outskirts of Pompeii. Massimo Osanna, director of Pompeii Arche...
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Ancient Rome: First-Ever Horse Found in Lost Pompeii Villa With Tomb

Archaeologists have discovered parts of an ancient Roman villa in the lost city of Pompeii and re-created a complete figure of a horse buried in volcanic matter for the very first time. The find was made after archaeologists spotted some clandestine tunnels in the area north of Pompeii. Digging in at Civita Giuliana, a northern suburb of Pompeii, the team of experts found myriad, valuable imprints and items, including the “extraordinary” equine discovery.
Tags: Science, Rome, Pompeii, Pompeii Villa With Tomb, Civita Giuliana