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Burial site of a man who died in Pompeii before the eruption discovered.
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... U2MDM1MwS2
Roman Priest’s Exceptionally Well-Preserved Remains Found in Pompeii
Marcus Venerius Secundio died in his 60s decades before Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in 79 C.E.
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.
-- George Carlin