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First-ever Roman roof reconstruction completed at Herculaneum

The roof of a Roman villa, thought to have belonged to a wealthy governor, has been reconstructed at the ancient city of Herculaneum. For almost two millennia, the piles of wood lay undisturbed and largely intact under layers of hardened volcanic material. Now, after three years of painstaking work, archaeologists at