The skeletons were found during excavation of a villa in Italy’s Pompeii. Photo: AP The skeletons were found during excavation of a villa in Italy’s Pompeii. Photo: AP
The skeletons were found during excavation of a villa in Italy’s Pompeii. Photo: AP

Bodies of rich man and slave scalded to death by volcanic eruption 2,000 years ago unearthed in Italy

  • The skeletons of the two men – a 40-year-old master and his young slave – were found during excavation of a villa in Pompeii
  • Judging by cranial bones and skull, one of the victims was a youth, likely aged 18 to 25

Topic |   Italy
The skeletons were found during excavation of a villa in Italy’s Pompeii. Photo: AP The skeletons were found during excavation of a villa in Italy’s Pompeii. Photo: AP
The skeletons were found during excavation of a villa in Italy’s Pompeii. Photo: AP
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