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Italy stops UK tourist with Pompeii mosaic tiles – BBC News

Italian police have detained a British woman suspected of removing some small Roman tiles from a mosaic at Pompeii. Italian media say she was spotted cutting tiles – called tesserae – from a floor mosaic in the world-famous site’s House of the Anchor. She was with her father and sister at …

Ancient Pompeii: Archaeologists Discover Fast-food Business Preserved in Ruins of Roman City Destroyed by Volcano

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient snack bar in the ruins of the Roman city of Pompeii. The counter’s colorful frescoes have survived nearly 2,000 years under volcanic ash and pumice. The Archaeological Park of Pompeii announced the find Friday and released several images of the well-preserved bar, or thermopolium. Researchers think the commercial space …