Fully Harnessed Horse Found at Pompeii

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Remains of a horse that was killed while wearing its harness during the 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius have been discovered by archaeologists.

The majestic animal was tall, well-groomed and had a saddle fitted with richly decorated bronze trimmings, experts have revealed.

The catastrophic eruption produced hundreds of tonnes of lava and toxic gas which killed and petrified the animal, as well as the other horses in the stable.

It was found in the grounds of a large villa in a Pompeii suburb which scientists say may have belonged to a high-ranking military official.

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An archaeologist inspects the remains of a horse skeleton in the Pompeii archaeological site. The animal was found with its harness attached 

The majestic animal was tall horse, well-groomed and had a saddle fitted with richly decorated bronze trimmings, experts reveal 

 The catastrophic eruption produced hundreds of tonnes of lava and gas which killed and petrified the animal, as well as the other horses in the stable

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