Archaeologists excavate ancient Roman takeout counter at Pompeii

Found 27 days ago at Arstechnica

A recently unearthed termopolium, or “hot drinks counter” served up ancient Roman street food—and plenty of wine—to the people of northeast Pompeii in the days before Mount Vesuvius destroyed the city in a cataclysmic 79 CE eruption. Painted bright yellow and decorated with detailed frescoes, the counter would have been a quick stop for hot, ready made food and drinks. And the small shop still...

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