Pompeii

An archaeologist inspects the remains of a horse skeleton in the Pompeii archaeological site, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
Cesare Abbate/ANSA Via AP
December 23, 2018 - 5:47 pm
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the petrified remains of a harnessed horse and saddle in the stable of an ancient villa in a Pompeii suburb. Pompeii archaeological park head Massimo Osanna told Italian news agency ANSA that the villa belonged to a high-ranking military officer, perhaps a...
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File photo taken on April 18, 2014 shows the scene of the Ancient Roman city of Pompeii in southern Italy.
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July 01, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Melissa Gray (CNN) -- It was a fascinating discovery. Archaeologists in Pompeii, Italy, unearthed the skeletal remains of a man thought to have survived the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79 -- only to be killed by a flying stone block as he fled. The findings, announced in May, were based on...
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