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New Pompeii Finds: ‘Full of Sensuality’ Fresco Uncovered in Ancient Roman City

Almost 2,000 years after Pompeii was buried by ash and rock spewed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, archaeologists have discovered a fresco illustrating a sensual scene between the Roman god Jupiter (disguised as a swan) and Leda, a Spartan queen in Greek mythology.

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