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CT Scan Of Pompeii Mummies Reveal Shocking Details!

In 79AD,  Nt Vesuvius had erupted, killing 86 Romans and capturing them in ash. These 'statues' were then plastered artificially and preserved. Recently, archeologists at the Pompeii Archeological Site scanned the statues using CT technology, and this is the result they got! Check it out!

CT Scan Of Pompeii Mummies Reveal Shocking Details!

CT Scan Of Pompeii Mummies Reveal Shocking Details!

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Archaeologists have spent the past year carefully restoring and scanning the preserved bodies of 86 Romans who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted near Pompeii in 79AD

Archaeologists have spent the past year carefully restoring and scanning the preserved bodies of 86 Romans who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted near Pompeii in 79AD

Here's the result!

Here's the result!

One of the victims was a boy, believed to be around four years old, found frozen in terror. He was discovered alongside an adult male and female, presumed to be his parents, as well as a younger child who appeared to be asleep on his mother's lap.

Here's the boy in statue form!

Here's the boy in statue form!

Looking for bones and emotions!

Looking for bones and emotions!

The little boy's clothing is visible in the plaster cast but now scans have revealed his tiny skeleton beneath these clothes. One scan (left) resembles the 3D-scans taken during pregnancy and shows the young boy's lips pursed, as if in shock

Let's see if the CT scans lead us anywhere nearer to the Roman natural disaster!

Let's see if the CT scans lead us anywhere nearer to the Roman natural disaster!

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