FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2010 file photo, workers stand among debris in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy. Italy is rich in ancient wonders, but the real wonder might be that so many of them are ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2010 file photo, workers stand among debris in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy. Italy is rich in ancient wonders, but the real wonder might be that so many of them are still standing, given the poor care often accorded them. The collapse last week in Pompeii into a heap of crumbled stone and swirling dust of the frescoed building where gladiators prepped for combat - a piece of storied past which survived the furious explosion of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. - was the latest archeological accident waiting to happen in this country. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Salvatore Laporta, File
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 8:28 PM EST