In Rome, they found “new Pompeii”

Two buildings created in the III century. BC. E., Were found near the wall of Aurelian at a depth of ten meters underground while working to expand the metro line.

According to archaeologists, both buildings have “Pompeian” qualities. So, in the premises preserved wooden ceilings, frescoes, furniture and sculptures, and on the threshold of the house was found the skeleton of the dog, reports The Local.

It is noted that a similar level of preservation of artifacts is found only in Pompeii, where as a result of the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 BC. E. Buildings, utensils and even the remains of residents were subjected to the chemical process of carbonization, being covered by volcanic ash.

In the case of the Roman buildings, the reason for the excellent preservation of the scientists call a strong fire, the ashes from which and “preserved” the artifacts.

According to the assumption of archaeologists, the discovered buildings were part of the quarter where the aristocrats settled, in the area of ​​the Tselin mountain.

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