Photos show the skeleton protruding from beneath a large block of stone that may have been a door jamb that had been violently thrown by the volcanic cloud. Photo: AP

Amazing discovery shows man was crushed by giant stone as he fled Pompeii eruption 2000 years ago

The victim, who was over 30, had his thorax crushed. Archaeologists have not found the victim’s head.

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Photos show the skeleton protruding from beneath a large block of stone that may have been a door jamb that had been violently thrown by the volcanic cloud. Photo: AP
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