Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

Science 12/23/18, 13:51

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 general, during ancient Roman times. Osanna was ...

Sensual goddess fresco discovered in ancient Pompeii bedroom

News 11/19/18, 08:57

Archaeologists have found in an ancient Pompeii bedroom a fresco depicting a sensual scene of a goddess and swan. Pompeii archaeological park director Massimo Osanna told Italian news agency ANSA on Monday that the figure of goddess Leda being impregnated by a swan representing Roman god Jupiter is a fairly common ...

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