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Food stall unearthed at Italy's Pompeii reveals new clues about snacking habits of ancient Romans
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Food stall unearthed at Italy's Pompeii reveals new clues about snacking habits of ancient Romans

The ornate snack bar counter, decorated with polychrome patterns and frozen by volcanic ash, was partially exhumed last year but archaeologists extended work on the site to reveal it completely

'Invisible' blue found in Roman-era mummy portraits
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'Invisible' blue found in Roman-era mummy portraits

Scientists have discovered that Roman-era Egyptian mummy portraits used the pigment Egyptian blue.