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he worked, he recorded his progress in journals to help future
archaeologists, many of whom followed this lead set by Fiorelli. As
a result of his excavations, all manner of household items were
found: eggs and fish were discovered lying on a dining table, as
well as pots containing meat bones. Personal items of every kind
turned up, like jewellery, cosmetics, perfume and combs. In a way,
voices could be heard as well, as the graffiti that were uncovered
gave insight into the lives of the citizens of Pompeii. Among these scribblings on the walls were messages from lovers, personal attacks
and casual observations on the world in general. The excavation told
a story of ordinary life stopped in its tracks.
Once again, keep in mind that the question requires you to
identify 3 key areas:
1. The problems
when he began his work.
2. The methods he employed to restore the ancient city
3. How he used the volcanic
ash to produce his most dramatic discoveries.
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