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Thieves pry off ancient fresco from Pompeii walls

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ROME (AP) — Thieves have pried off a chunk of an ancient fresco of the Greek goddess Artemis from the walls of Pompeii. Pompeii's archaeological authorities said Tuesday the theft occurred on March 12 in the "Home of Neptune," in an area of Pompeii's sprawling excavation site not currently open to the public. The thieves used a metal object to scrape off the upper corner of the fresco, making...

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