Ancient scrolls buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in Italy in AD 79 spent some time in a Richland hospital room on Wednesday.
Edward Iuliano helped to bring the scrolls to town.
The director of MRI and radiology at Kadlec Medicl Center watched a TV documentary years ago about efforts to read the ancient scrolls and the story stuck with him.
Saturday, July 12, 2008
Scientists use MRI at Kadlec to look at ancient Roman scrolls