New Pompeii finds highlight middle-class life in doomed city | BreakingNews latest
Three-legged tables topped by decorative bowls were among the latest finds.
Discoveries by archaeologists in Pompeii have enriched knowledge about middle-class households in the ancient Roman city that was destroyed in a volcanic eruption.
A trunk with its lid left open, a wooden dishware closet, its shelves caved in, and three-legged tables topped by decorative bowls are among the latest finds.
Pompeii’s archaeological park, one of Italy’s top tourist attractions, announced the recent finds.
Its director, Gabriel Zuchtriegel, said the excavation of rooms in a “domus”, or home, first unearthed in 2018 had revealed precious details about the domestic environment of ordinary citizens of the city, which was destroyed in 79AD following an eruption by Mount Vesuvius.