Amazing new discovery made at Pompeii site

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Amazing New Discovery Made At Pompeii Site

Amazing findings have come out of Pompeii.

French and Italian archaeologists discovered four skeletons and three gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop.

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Located on the outskirts of the city, near Naples, the archeologists say that the shop was most likely looted after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius by thieves looking for treasure beneath the ashes.

One of the skeletons found belonged to an adolescent girl. Based on the skeleton's conditions, the historians predict that she must have succumbed to the volcanoes' wrath along with most of Pompeii's citizens.

Also among the findings was also a limestone tomb, which was located by excavators. The tomb dates back to the year 79, and contained a man's body.

Experts believe that among the recovered items was also a workshop which was likely used to make bronze objects.

While many bodies have been previously discovered in Pompeii, this discovery is unique. It marks one of the few times archeologists are able to designate a body with a place of work or a home.

It's as if the findings allowed the archaeologists to look at a scene from the past, which may lead them to new discoveries about the time period.

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An Italian carabinieri police officer stands guard during the re-opening of a recently renovated 'Great Theater' inside the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, in Italy, on June 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTA (Photo credit should read MARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images)
An Italian carabinieri police officer stands guard during the re-opening of a recently renovated 'Great Theater' inside the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, in Italy, on June 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTA (Photo credit should read MARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Tourists visit the 'Great Theater' which was recently restored and re-opened to the public inside the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, in Italy, on June 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTA (Photo credit should read MARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Tourists visit the 'Great Theater' which was recently restored and re-opened to the public inside the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, in Italy, on June 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MARIO LAPORTA (Photo credit should read MARIO LAPORTA/AFP/Getty Images)
POMPEI, ITALY - APRIL 12: Tourists visit the ruins of the Foro (Forum) at the archeological site on April 12, 2014 in Pompei, Italy. The Italian government has enacted a series of provisions for the strengthening of the private security inside the archaeological site, following the recent theft of part of the fresco of Artemis. In 2013 Pompeii was visited by almost 2.5 million tourists. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
POMPEI, ITALY - APRIL 12: Tourists pass by an area under restoration as they visit the 'Casa del Poeta Tragico' (House of the Tragic Poet) at the archaeological site on April 12, 2014 in Pompei, Italy. The Italian government has enacted a series of provisions for the strengthening of the private security inside the archaeological site, following the recent theft of part of the fresco of Artemis. In 2013 Pompeii was visited by almost 2.5 million tourists. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
POMPEI, ITALY - APRIL 12: Tourists visit the ruins at the archaeological site on April 12, 2014 in Pompei, Italy. The Italian government has enacted a series of provisions for the strengthening of the private security inside the archaeological site, following the recent theft of part of the fresco of Artemis. In 2013 Pompeii was visited by almost 2.5 million tourists. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
POMPEI, ITALY - APRIL 12: Casts of bodies found in the excavations are exhibited inside the 'Terme Stabiane' (Stabiane Bath) at the archeological site on April 12, 2014 in Pompei, Italy. The Italian government has enacted a series of provisions for the strengthening of the private security inside the archaeological site, following the recent theft of part of the fresco of Artemis. In 2013 Pompeii was visited by almost 2.5 million tourists. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
POMPEI, ITALY - APRIL 12: Tourists visit the ruins of the Foro (Forum) at the archeological site on April 12, 2014 in Pompei, Italy. The Italian government has enacted a series of provisions for the strengthening of the private security inside the archaeological site, following the recent theft of part of the fresco of Artemis. In 2013 Pompeii was visited by almost 2.5 million tourists. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
A view taken on March 18, 2014 shows the House of Neptune in the Modesto way, where a custodian doing rounds last week discovered that 'a part of a fresco in the House of Neptune had been removed'. 'The goddess Artemis has been 'chiseled off with a metallic object', the Pompeii archaeological superintendent department said in a statement on March 18. AFP PHOTO / CARLO HERMANN (Photo credit should read CARLO HERMANN/AFP/Getty Images)
A photo taken on March 18, 2014 shows the Modesto way, where a custodian doing rounds last week discovered that 'a part of a fresco in the House of Neptune had been removed'. 'The goddess Artemis has been 'chiseled off with a metallic object', the Pompeii archaeological superintendent department said in a statement on March 18. AFP PHOTO / CARLO HERMANN (Photo credit should read CARLO HERMANN/AFP/Getty Images)
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