Pompeii – UPSC Prelims

  • Pompeii is one of the world’s largest and most significant archaeological sites in Italy situated along the Bay of Naples.
  • It was completely buried by volcanic ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, over 2000 years ago.
  • Recently, researchers have unearthed a hot drinks counter in the Roman empire town of Pompeii.

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