Pompeii Continues To Reveal Its Treasures

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Pompeii Continues To Reveal Its Treasures

Post by Minimalist » Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:37 am

Pompeii: Archaeologists unveil ceremonial chariot discovery

Archaeologists in Italy have unveiled a ceremonial chariot they discovered near the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

The four-wheeled carriage was found near a stable where three horses were uncovered back in 2018.

Experts believe it was likely used in festivities and parades, with the find described as "exceptional" and "in an excellent state of preservation".
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Re: Pompeii Continues To Reveal Its Treasures

Post by Simon21 » Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:28 pm

This is certainly a great and interesting discovery. The only fly in the ointment is the designation. Surely four wheels is a cart or coach not a chariot. But clearly there is much still to be found at Pompeii, if it is not robbed out first. There is still the great mystery of why a precious chunky amethyst necklace was found in a sewer drain.

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