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Older Layers Of Pompeii Unearthed

Older Layers Of Pompeii Unearthed
keywords: Italy - Pompeii - Vulcano
After three years of research, the Pompeii that Mount Vesuvius did not bury is coming to light, according to Italian archaeologists.
Hidden in layers beneath the town overwhelmed by lava and ash by the most famous eruption in history, the ancient settlement dates back to the third century B.C.

"We noticed that some buildings in Pompeii have unusual features, such as walls showing different materials and techniques and walled, wrongly positioned windows. This strongly suggested that some of the houses that visitors admire today, were built on top of houses constructed previously," archaeologist Fabrizio Pesando of Naples's Oriental University, told Discovery News. ...

Read more at Discovery Channel (october 2, 2003)