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Bronze Age arrow-head. This arrow-head, made of bronze, was found in a Bronze Age village that was destroyed around 3500 years ago by a large eruption of Vesuvius. The volcanic mud and ash preserved the shape of the wooden buildings, along with their contents, in the same way as at Pompeii over a thousand years later. The site was discovered in 2001 at Nola, near Naples, Italy. Excavations have uncovered several huts, tools, pottery, and ornaments made from the tusks of wild boar.
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