'Unluckiest man in history' didn't die Looney Tunes style after all
More analysis is needed to understand how the man died, according to archaeologists.
POMPEII, ITALY — New evidence has been unearthed in the case of the history's unluckiest man.
Archaeologists searching the site of the man believed to have been crushed by a stone block during the Mt Vesuvius eruption in 79 A.D. have found the rest of his remains.
They found the other remains buried deeper below the man's lower body in a tunnel created several hundred years ago. They recovered his thorax, upper limbs and skull.
Analysis of the remains revealed they belonged to a 30 year-old man with a limp, reports CNN. Archaeologists now believe the man's death was brought about by pyroclastic asphyxiation resulting from the eruption.
Researchers say more analysis needs to be performed on the bones in order to get a better picture of the man's final moments.
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