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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2020 3:31 p.m. PST

"A richly frescoed thermopolium, the Roman version of a street food stand, has been fully excavated and will open to the public starting Easter 2021. The cafeteria-style establishment is exceptionally intact, from frescoes painted on the front of an L-shaped counter to the earthenware pots still containing the remains of the snack bar's last dishes. People ate out a lot in Pompeii. Eighty thermopolia have been found there, but this is the first one to be excavated in its entirety.

It was first discovered during stabilization work at the corner of the Alley of the Balconies and the Alley of the Silver Wedding in the Regio V neighborhood in 2019. The counter fresco of a nereid riding a sea horse was the first to emerge. A fresco on the shorter side of the counter depicted a counter with amphorae leaning against it and covered pots on top. Actual amphorae were discovered in front of the counter, mirroring the painted image which was likely a commercial sign of sorts…"

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55th Division28 Dec 2020 6:41 p.m. PST

not that much a fast food Joint it looks like one of the customers died waiting for his take away

saltflats192928 Dec 2020 7:06 p.m. PST

Didn't wear a mask.

Zephyr128 Dec 2020 8:45 p.m. PST

If they excavate up the street, they'll find a Little Caesar's… ;-)

Huscarle29 Dec 2020 2:44 a.m. PST

Very interesting thumbs up

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2020 11:59 a.m. PST

Ha!Ha!Ha!….

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