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Archaeologists unearth chariot outside Pompeii

According to a flash on the BBC,

Archaeologists have unveiled a ceremonial chariot they discovered near Pompeii.

The four wheeled carriage was found near a stable where 3 horses were uncovered in 2018.

Experts believe it was likely used in festivities and parades, with the find described as "exceptional" and "in an excellent state of preservation".

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Wow. I expect they were trying to flee in whatever was handy. They are releasing details of a lot of great finds these days.
Guess it warrants another visit.

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I hope it's ready to be put on exhibit by the next time I'm there.