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Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii

20:00 EDT 16 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of Southern Denmark) The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii.

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