Archaeologists find remains of horses in ancient Pompeii stable

Military officer’s stable preserved under ash from eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Archaeologists have unearthed the petrified remains of a harnessed horse and saddle in the stable of an ancient villa in a Pompeii suburb.

The Pompeii archaeological park’s head, Massimo Osanna, told the Italian news agency Ansa that the villa belonged to a high-ranking military officer, perhaps a general, in ancient Roman times.

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Source: theguardian