2 The bodies of the inhabitants of Pompeii were found, believed to be their masters and slaves

KOMPAS.com – Archaeologists at Italy recently found two body the man who was the victim of the eruption Mount Vesuvius about 2,000 years ago in the city Pompeii Ancient Rome.

The two bodies are believed to be masters and slaves who tried to escape from the volcanic eruption.

The two bodies were found by archaeologists side by side in a basement in the villa as reported from New York Post.

The Italian archaeological authority announced the discovery of the two bodies on Saturday (11/21/2020).

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Archaeologists believe that the two bodies actually escaped the initial ash fall.

However, both died the next day from being buried by volcanic material from the second violent explosion of Mount Vesuvius.

Meanwhile, the villa is located on the outskirts of Pompeii and was devastated by the second explosion of Mount Vesuvius in 78 AD.

Near the villa there is a cage. In 2017, in the stable, archaeologists found three bodies of horses that were still tied up.

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Reporting from Associated PressJudging from his skull and teeth, one of the men was estimated to have been 18 to 25 years old when he died.

Archaeologists think that he is boy who does the grunt work as seen from his pretty compressed spine.

The body of the second man was probably between 30 and 40 years old when he died. Body this appears to have a coat on his left shoulder apart from a tunic.

The Director General of Archeology at the Italian Ministry of Culture, Massimo Osanna, said the two bodies were found in a side room along an underground corridor, or passageway.

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Basement in ancient Roman times known as cryptoporticus.

“The victims may have sought refuge in cryptoporticus, in this basement, where they think they are better protected, “said Osanna.

Based on the impression that the folds of cloth were left in the ash layer, the body of the younger man appeared to be wearing a short, pleated tunic, presumably of wool.


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