Paintings buried for 2,000 years see daylight

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Fresco depicting mythological characters Helen and Paris according to a Greek inscription placed between the two figures with his other name “Alexandros”, in a banqueting room with black walls part of the ongoing excavations in the block 10 of Regio IX, in Pompeii, near Naples. (Handout / Parco Archeologico di Pompei press office / AFP)

The Pompeii Archeological Park in Italy has recently unveiled new excavations from the Roman empire that has brought to light frescos that have been buried for nearly 2,000 years. Take a look at what has been uncovered.