Skeleton sheds light on ancient Pompeii

This skeleton could shed light on the culture in ancient Pompeii

Archaeologists have uncovered a well-preserved skeleton

believed to be the body of a man in his 60s

The body was found in a tomb dating to the final decades of Pompeii

before it was destroyed by the Vesuvius volcano in 79 AD

A commemorative inscription made a reference

to theater performances in Pompeii in Greek

It's the first time archaeologists have found direct evidence

of plays being performed there in Greek as well as in Latin

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