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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Pompeii

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# Italy
Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton
White hair and part of an ear were on the remains of a man who is thought to have organised Greek performances.
# Pompeii
Remains of ‘man and his slave’ fleeing Vesuvius eruption unearthed at Pompeii
The partial skeletons were found during excavation of a villa on the outskirts of the ancient Roman city that was destroyed in 79AD.
# Ouch
Archaeologists uncovered a skeleton from the Pompeii eruption and people are really relating to how he died
It is the definition of a bad day.
# Rubble
Apartment block collapses in Italy leaving up to eight people trapped inside
The collapse happened in a seaside town near Naples.
# House of Neptune
Part of ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii
Part of the depiction was chiseled off with a metallic object.
# Makeover
Here's how much it's costing to save Pompeii's ruins
Parts of the Temple of Venus were damaged by rainfall earlier this week.
# ruined
Heavy rains cause wall and arch collapse in Pompeii
Deterioration in state of ancient Roman site described as “dramatic”.
# Pompeii
Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius
The exhibition in the British Museum in central London seeks to shed light on the everyday lives of the people killed in Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD.
# Volcano
Work (finally) begins on Pompeii's €105 million makeover
The Roman city has come to symbolise the decades of mismanagement of many of Italy’s cultural treasures.
# Archaeology
Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange
As a new survey begins in Meath, we take a look at four other archaeological sites where unexpected discoveries have been made…
# Italy
Berlusconi blasted after Pompeii house collapses
A 2,000 year-old Roman gladiator house collapses in Pompeii – prompting calls for the Unesco world heritage site to be taken out of Berlusconi’s control.