They seem to have located the owner, as well as the owner’s little pet dog, inside the excavation, too. Plus they could test some of the containers and figure out what the restaurant was serving. How cool is this?!
The Thermopolium of Regio V, one of the snack bars at Pompeii, complete with an image of a Nereid riding a sea-horse, which had previously been partially excavated in 2019, re-emerges in its entirety, with other rich decorative still lifes, food residues, animal bones and victims of the eruption.