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plague appeared in any ancient city, so many people died that government gave up individual burials for the mass burying of the dead. An example of such a burial is a mass grave found in Rome in 1876 at a depth of 40 meters from the time of the early empire. Apparently, when the tomb was discovered, still the smell was incredibly discarding. Sources Donald G. Kyle, Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome
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