Ancient Roman city near modern Naples, Italy
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Pompeii was an ancient city located in what is now the comune of Pompei near Naples in the Campania region of Italy. Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area, was buried under 4 to 6 m of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.
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Bodies of man and his slave unearthed from ashes at PompeiiSkeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his male slave attempting to escape death from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2000 years ago have been discovered in Pompeii,..
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Pompeii excavation unearths well-preserved bodies of two menArchaeologists have discovered the bodies of two men who died during so-called second pyroclastic flow, after the initial eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Tourist returns stolen artifacts to Pompeii after experiencing bad luckA Canadian woman returned artifacts she stole from Pompeii back to its original home 15 years later after the tourist said she experienced bad luck.
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Archaeologists Uncover Sorcerer's Treasure Trove In PompeiiThe Archaeological Park of Pompeii announced researchers found a "sorcerer's treasure trove" of artifacts including mirrors, glass beads, and what appeared to be good luck charms on Monday, according..
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