The ancient Roman city of Pompeii (Italy), brutally destroyed by Vesuvius never ceases to reveal its secrets. In a mysterious area recently excavated, archaeologists have made an incredible discovery. Two skeletons that they took care to cast in plaster, to restore them to the human form they had two thousand years ago. Frozen in ashes, the hands are intact, as are the teeth.
It would be a notable, wrapped in a woolen cloak and his slave, recognizable by his tunic. “It is an incredible and extraordinary testimony of this morning of October 25, the day of the eruption.“, says Massimo Ossana, director of the archaeological site of Pompei. “The two victims were surely seeking refuge in the underground, when they were swept away at 9 am by the fiery cloud which completely destroyed the city, killing many people in its path.“
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