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Fresco of two fighting gladiators discovered in Pompeii

Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini says the find shows the site is an "inexhaustible mine for archaeological research"

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Ashmolean Museum show unearths doomed Pompeii's culinary life

The exhibition in Oxford, which contains loans that have never before left Italy, includes a (possible) Roman version of a chamber pot

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Man decapitated while fleeing volcano’s destruction of Pompeii

Excavation tells a poignant story of an unfortunate Roman

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New art rises among the ruins of Pompeii

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Pompeii

Pompeii to build contemporary art collection

Artists invited to create sculptural works with archaeological fragments held in deep storage