Roman chariot unearthed ‘almost intact’ near Pompeii

Roman chariot unearthed ‘almost intact’ near Pompeii

An ornate Roman chariot has been discovered "almost intact" near Italy's buried city of Pompeii, the archaeological park announced on Saturday, calling it a discovery with "no parallel" in the country.

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

Italian researchers unearth ancient fast food joint in Pompeii

Italian researchers unearth ancient fast food joint in Pompeii

Italian researchers unearth remains of master and slave at Pompeii

Italian researchers unearth remains of master and slave at Pompeii

Italy launches international search for new Pompeii site director

Italy launches international search for new Pompeii site director

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public

IN PHOTOS: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique

IN PHOTOS: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique

Grisly gladiator fresco discovered in tavern at Pompeii

Grisly gladiator fresco discovered in tavern at Pompeii

British tourist arrested for stealing Pompeii mosaic tiles

British tourist arrested for stealing Pompeii mosaic tiles

Developers want to build a giant Ferris wheel next to Pompeii

Developers want to build a giant Ferris wheel next to Pompeii

Pompeii’s ‘School of Gladiators’ opens after restoration

Pompeii’s ‘School of Gladiators’ opens after restoration

‘Erotic’ fresco of Leda and the Swan unearthed at Pompeii

‘Erotic’ fresco of Leda and the Swan unearthed at Pompeii

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii

Travel blogger apologizes for clambering onto Pompeii columns for photo

Travel blogger apologizes for clambering onto Pompeii columns for photo

Archaeologists uncover remains of Pompeii victim ‘decapitated while trying to flee’

Archaeologists uncover remains of Pompeii victim ‘decapitated while trying to flee’

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii

‘Alley of balconies’ uncovered at Pompeii in rare find

‘Alley of balconies’ uncovered at Pompeii in rare find

Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii

Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii

Ancient remains of horse discovered at Pompeii

Ancient remains of horse discovered at Pompeii

‘Exceptional discovery’ at Pompeii: child’s skeleton unearthed

‘Exceptional discovery’ at Pompeii: child’s skeleton unearthed

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii

‘Graffiti in Pompeii and Herculaneum give insight into groups marginalized by history books’

‘Graffiti in Pompeii and Herculaneum give insight into groups marginalized by history books’

Thieves steal 6th-century ornament from Pompeii

Thieves steal 6th-century ornament from Pompeii

Unesco bid for Italy leg of Canterbury-Rome pilgrim’s path

Unesco bid for Italy leg of Canterbury-Rome pilgrim’s path

Pompeii shows a Roman smooch for Valentine’s Day

Pompeii shows a Roman smooch for Valentine’s Day

Pompeii protest march banned by Naples police

Pompeii protest march banned by Naples police

Restored Pompeii kitchens show how Romans cooked

Restored Pompeii kitchens show how Romans cooked

Ancient Roman fugitives’ bones found in Pompeii shop

Ancient Roman fugitives’ bones found in Pompeii shop

Pompeii chief wants refugees to tend to Italy’s ruins

Pompeii chief wants refugees to tend to Italy’s ruins

Elton John to rock Pompeii’s Roman amphitheatre

Elton John to rock Pompeii’s Roman amphitheatre

Ancient Pompeii to open more homes to the public

Ancient Pompeii to open more homes to the public

How Pompeii brought ancient Roman wine back to life

How Pompeii brought ancient Roman wine back to life

Tourists in their millions are ‘wearing out Pompeii’

Tourists in their millions are ‘wearing out Pompeii’

Pompeii begins gladiator domus restoration

Pompeii begins gladiator domus restoration

Newly restored ruins lure thousands to Pompeii

Newly restored ruins lure thousands to Pompeii

Italy’s cultural hotspots enjoy visitor surge

Italy’s cultural hotspots enjoy visitor surge

Italy lovers asked to help save crumbling treasures

Italy lovers asked to help save crumbling treasures

Pompeii thieves claim relics are cursed

Pompeii thieves claim relics are cursed

Scans show Pompeii victims ‘in good health’

Scans show Pompeii victims ‘in good health’

Pre-Roman tomb unearthed in Pompeii

Pre-Roman tomb unearthed in Pompeii

Pompeii’s tasteless taps spark online revolt

Pompeii’s tasteless taps spark online revolt

Dutch boy steals Pompeii relic to pay for iPhone

Dutch boy steals Pompeii relic to pay for iPhone

Pompeii survives bumpy restoration saga

Pompeii survives bumpy restoration saga

Did the men of Pompeii have a penis problem?

Did the men of Pompeii have a penis problem?

US returns haul of robbed Italy artefacts

US returns haul of robbed Italy artefacts

Pompeii Villa boosts Italy heritage hopes

Pompeii Villa boosts Italy heritage hopes

Unesco praises Italy for efforts to save Pompeii

Unesco praises Italy for efforts to save Pompeii

Pompeii wall collapses amid heavy rain

Pompeii wall collapses amid heavy rain

Italian police salvage looted Pompeii treasures

Italian police salvage looted Pompeii treasures

Pompeii restored with help of artefact thieves

Pompeii restored with help of artefact thieves

Pompeii: Canadian gives back relic after 50 years

Pompeii: Canadian gives back relic after 50 years

American tourists caught with Pompeii relic

American tourists caught with Pompeii relic

French tourist caught in Pompeii brothel romp

French tourist caught in Pompeii brothel romp

French tourist held for stealing piece of Pompeii

French tourist held for stealing piece of Pompeii

‘Finish Pompeii revamp or lose EU funds’: Hahn

‘Finish Pompeii revamp or lose EU funds’: Hahn

Tourist wanted Pompeii tiles as ‘souvenir’

Tourist wanted Pompeii tiles as ‘souvenir’

‘Secret’ Ostia is bigger than Pompeii

‘Secret’ Ostia is bigger than Pompeii

Sensors and satellites to save Pompeii

Sensors and satellites to save Pompeii

Thieves steal part of Pompeii fresco

Thieves steal part of Pompeii fresco

Renzi asks private sector to help save Pompeii

Renzi asks private sector to help save Pompeii

Italy vows to spend €2m on saving Pompeii

Italy vows to spend €2m on saving Pompeii

Pompeii crumbles after heavy rain

Pompeii crumbles after heavy rain

Is red tape threatening Italy’s prized ruins?

Is red tape threatening Italy’s prized ruins?

Shock after Pompeii relic put up for sale on eBay

Shock after Pompeii relic put up for sale on eBay

Pompeii’s poor ate sea urchins and giraffe

Pompeii’s poor ate sea urchins and giraffe

‘Pompeii needs an archaeologist at the top’

‘Pompeii needs an archaeologist at the top’

Italy on tight deadline for Pompeii restoration

Italy on tight deadline for Pompeii restoration

‘Italy has no money for its heritage’

‘Italy has no money for its heritage’

Woman dies after falling into husband’s grave

Woman dies after falling into husband’s grave

PSG striker accused of Pompeii relic theft

PSG striker accused of Pompeii relic theft

Pompeii tackles rogue tour guides

Pompeii tackles rogue tour guides

Alarm sounded over state of Italy’s historic sites

Alarm sounded over state of Italy’s historic sites

Italy promises to restore Pompeii

Italy promises to restore Pompeii

Pay dispute closes Pantheon and Pompeii

Pay dispute closes Pantheon and Pompeii