Researchers are looking at Pompeii in a different way. Instead of just focusing on the gorgeous frescoes and golden jewelry, they are looking at the trash. Because the level of preservation is so extreme, they can examine the condition of common items in people's homes and the trash in the street. And it was definitely not a throw-away society. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/01/20/truth-garbage-new-research-examines-ancient-roman-trash/
  • labelladonnahistoryResearchers are looking at Pompeii in a different way. Instead of just focusing on the gorgeous frescoes and golden jewelry, they are looking at the trash. Because the level of preservation is so extreme, they can examine the condition of common items in people's homes and the trash in the street. And it was definitely not a throw-away society. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/01/20/truth-garbage-new-research-examines-ancient-roman-trash/

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