In Pompeii the remains of a land tortoise were found, a tortoise, with its fragile egg kept in the carapace, testimony of the vast ecosystem of the city, composed of natural and not only anthropogenic traces and a precious archaeological clue to the last phase of life. of Pompeii, after a violent earthquake in 62 AD and before the fateful eruption of 79 AD The unusual discovery took place as part of an excavation and research campaign on the Stabian baths, conducted by the Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Naples L’Orientale, with the University of Oxford in collaboration with the Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
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