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MUFONET-BBS NETWORK - MUTUAL UFO NETWORK ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS - WIRE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 旼컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴커 =START= XMT: 06:12 Fri Aug 30 EXP: 06:00 Fri Sep 06 쿌RCHEOLOGISTS DISCOVER VICTIMS OF POMPEII IN DIG NEAR 쿌NCIENT CITY 쿙APLES (AUG. 30) DPA - Archeologists have discovered the 쿫odies of six humans from the ancient city of Pompeii that 쿴ave turned to stone after being buried under volcanic ash 쿪fter the eruption of Mount Vesuvius 1,900 years ago, 퀁eports said Thursday. 쿟he archeologists found the bodies of five adults and one 쿬hild after digging through a layer of ash. Pompeii was 쿫uried four to six metres deep under volcanic ash after the 쿮ruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. 쿟he figures bore marks of injury on the head and body that 퀇ere apparently caused by pieces of falling rock. They also 쿴ad cloths over their faces, indicating they tried to 쿾rotect themselves from poisonous fumes and gases, experts 퀂aid. 쿌rcheologists are hoping to find more of the stony figures 퀃hat will give them some indication into the lifestyle of 퀃he first century after the birth of Christ. Pompeii, which 퀇as rediscovered in 1748, has been about three quarters 쿮xcavated with some buildings left standing up to the first 쿯loor. Archeologists have in the past discovered paintings 쿪nd personal possessions left by fleeing inhabitants. =END=

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