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Thieves pry off ancient fresco from Pompeii walls
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Posted on 03/19/2014 9:14:15 AM PDT by BenLurkin

Edited on 03/19/2014 9:16:21 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

ROME (AP) Thieves have pried off a chunk of an ancient fresco of the Greek goddess Artemis from the walls of Pompeii.

Pompeii's archaeological authorities said Tuesday the theft occurred on March 12 in the "Home of Neptune," in an area of Pompeii's sprawling excavation site not currently open to the public.


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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; italy; pompeii; romanempire

1 posted on 03/19/2014 9:14:15 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: SunkenCiv

Is this of interest to you, and your thing (which I can’t remember of the name )?


2 posted on 03/19/2014 9:35:46 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: BenLurkin

If this occurred at “Neptune’s home,” maybe his insurance will cover it.


3 posted on 03/19/2014 9:36:16 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: BenLurkin
the theft occurred on March 12 in the "Home of Neptune," in an area of Pompeii's sprawling excavation site not currently open to the public.

Sounds like that's working out as well as gun laws do.

4 posted on 03/19/2014 9:43:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: BenLurkin

Cut their hands off.

Moslems would...


5 posted on 03/19/2014 10:07:03 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: PghBaldy; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; ...
Thanks PghBaldy.

6 posted on 03/19/2014 10:41:44 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: IronJack

Not sure about that — I heard he’s under water.


7 posted on 03/19/2014 11:23:05 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Underwater on the mortgage possibly. And I heard he filed a total loss claim from some kind of natural disaster a few years ago. So maybe his homeowner’s has lapsed.


8 posted on 03/19/2014 1:17:51 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: BenLurkin

Find ‘em. Drag ‘em back to Pompeii and crucify them. Need to add that authentic Roman touch back to the city.


9 posted on 03/20/2014 6:05:10 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: SunkenCiv

You are very welcome.


10 posted on 03/20/2014 4:47:00 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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