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« on: August 12, 2019, 04:23:11 pm »

Lots of nice photos

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7349669/Archaeologists-discover-mysterious-sorcerers-treasure-trove-trunk-Pompeii.html
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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 04:58:20 pm »

Really cool find.
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« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2019, 10:02:19 pm »

Hi JS,

Interesting story! Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2019, 05:55:09 am »

It would be nice to learn the details of the 4+ holed coins seen in the photo.....

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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2019, 07:17:34 am »

Thanks for posting!
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« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2019, 09:20:02 pm »

Mary Beard brings up a lot of good questions regarding this so-called 'Sorcerer's Trunk'.

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/a-sorceress-at-pompeii/
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« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2019, 10:22:31 pm »

Thank you for the link, David.
Was thinking along those lines myself...
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« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2019, 05:31:00 pm »

Great write up.  I love Mary Beard.

Sadly, this sort of "leap" is very common in reported archeology.  By that I mean when the archeological story hits the main stream media.  Ordinary things become earth-shattering. 

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« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2019, 08:09:30 pm »

As long as they don't start calling it "the 'Pompeii' of Pompeii Sorcerer's Trunks"!
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