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'Sorcerer's treasure trove' of relics uncovered in Pompeii

A stash of ancient amulets is seeing the light of day, now that archaeologists in Pompeii have unearthed the treasures from under a pile of ash dating to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.

Grim reminder found in Pompeii shows why volcanoes are dangerous

Pompeii is famed for its ruins containing the remains of citizens preserved in the ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. But a skeleton unearthed recently may well be the remains of the unluckiest man in history.

Pompeii collapsing due to weather and slow restoration plans

Pompei - Heavy rains have again threatened to destroy parts of the ancient city of Pompeii, This time, the unrelenting rains caused a landslide, partially collapsing a retaining wall in the Garden of Severus along the rocky south of Pompeii.

Ancient Pompeii wall collapses, making the third this week

A wall collapsed in the ancient Roman city Pompeii, making this the third collapse of the ancient Roman city in the past three days.

Review: Desecrating the remains of ‘Pompeii’ Special

‘Pompeii’ chronicles the volcanic destruction of an ancient port city through the narrative of a young gladiator who must battle to save his beloved.

'Pompeii' attempts to erupt audiences but 'Lego' still around

With the popularity still strong for "The LEGO Movie," could it be possible that it wins again? It could as the newcomers will need a big outing to top it.

Record number of visitors to British Museum in 2013

London - 2013 was a record breaking year for the British Museum in London with just over 6.7 million visitors passing through the doors.

Two walls give way in Pompeii; second collapse in as many days

Two more walls collapsed on Wednesday inside Pompeii's 2,000-year-old archaeological site, the second such incident in as many days.

Pompeiians had no time even to suffocate, they just died of heat

The spectacle of Vesuvius's explosion over Pompeii spawned legends that gradually became myths over time ― like the belief that people died of ash suffocation. But scientists now have refuted this widely accepted contention.

Archaeologists find 'mini-Pompeii' in Norway

Oslo - Archaeologists in Norway have found a Stone Age dwelling site they believe was covered suddenly, possibly in a sandstorm, leaving the house in a state of unprecedented preservation. The find is described as a “sensation.”

Steamy Pompeii Brothel Opens for Tourism

Sex is good and seems these people had their fun at every chance they could...
 

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The objects in the trunk were for use in rituals  archaeologists think.
The objects in the trunk were for use in rituals, archaeologists think.
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 They are objects of everyday life in the female world and are extraordinary because they tell micro...
"They are objects of everyday life in the female world and are extraordinary because they tell micro-stories, biographies of the inhabitants of the city who tried to escape the eruption" - says General Director Massimo Osanna.
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On Wednesday  the wall in the Garden of Severus suffered a partial collapse after days of rainfall i...
On Wednesday, the wall in the Garden of Severus suffered a partial collapse after days of rainfall in southern Italy.
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Ancient wall collapses in Pompeii
Ancient wall collapses in Pompeii
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Most of the items would have belonged to women  said Massimo Osanna  director of the Archaeological ...
Most of the items would have belonged to women, said Massimo Osanna, director of the Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
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The House of the Gladiators was found in ruins when curators came to open the site to visitors early...
The House of the Gladiators was found in ruins when curators came to open the site to visitors early on Saturday. (screen shot)
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The high quality of the amber and glass pastes and the engraving of the figures confirm the importan...
The high quality of the amber and glass pastes and the engraving of the figures confirm the importance of the domus owner.
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History unfolds and erupts in  Pompeii.
History unfolds and erupts in "Pompeii."
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Kit Harington in  Pompeii
Kit Harington in 'Pompeii'
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Pompeii  Italy. Pompeii - Forum and Vesuvius. Brooklyn Museum Archives  Goodyear Archival Collection...
Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii - Forum and Vesuvius. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collection.
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Over 2.5 million people visit Pompeii every year. They walk on roads almost 2 000 years old and sit ...
Over 2.5 million people visit Pompeii every year. They walk on roads almost 2,000 years old and sit on pillars or stone structures to rest and eat lunch, leaving behind their trash.
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The house of theSilver Wedding  This is a copy of an image from 1899.
The house of theSilver Wedding, This is a copy of an image from 1899.
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