Unearthed: fast food, ancient-Roman style

It's an ancient Roman style fast food place.
Archaeologists have discovered a street kiosk in Pompeii - the city that was buried by a volcanic eruption in AD 79.
The kiosk was discovered in a part of the premises not open to the public and unveiled on Saturday (December 26th).
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Park director Massimo Osanna says it is the first time a whole has been discovered.
He says that traces of foods that are almost 2,000 years old have even been found in some terracotta jars.
You will be analyzed to determine what type of food Pompeii pedestrians prefer.
The front of the counter is decorated with colorful frescoes, some of which depict the meat on offer.
Archaeologists also found a bronze drinking bowl, cooking utensils, and some bones.
Around 13,000 people were living in Pompeii when it was buried under ashes.
The ruins were discovered in the 16th century, with organized excavations starting in 1750.
Since then, around two thirds of the site has been exposed. Pompeii is now one of the most popular attractions of modern Italy.
Video transcript
- It's an ancient Roman style fast food place. Archaeologists have discovered a street kiosk in Pompeii, the city that was buried by a volcanic eruption in AD 79. The kiosk was discovered in a part of the site that is not open to the public and unveiled on Saturday. Park director Massimo Osanna says it is the first time a whole has been discovered.
MASSIMO OSANNA: [NOT ENGLISH SPEECH]
- He says that traces of food almost 2000 years old have even been found in some terracotta jars. You will be analyzed to determine what type of food Pompeii pedestrians prefer.
The front of the counter is decorated with colorful frescoes, some of which depict the meat on offer. Archaeologists also found a bronze drinking bowl, cooking utensils, and some bones.
Around 13,000 people were living in Pompeii when it was buried under ashes. The ruins were discovered in the 16th century. Organized excavations were carried out from 1750. Since then about 2/3 of the area has been exposed. Pompeii is now one of the most popular attractions of modern Italy.

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