Rome wasn't built in a day. In fact, it took decades, if not centuries, of engineering marvels to construct one of the most advanced civilizations known to history. See how ancient Romans engineered the impossible: aqueducts, temples, statues and artwork so sturdy and unique, they've survived the ages.
The long-sought aqueduct that delivered fresh, clean water to Rome nearly 2,000 years ago, is found beneath a pig pasture northwest of the Italian city.
Rome's Ancient Aqueduct in photographs.
Tracy Staedter chats with Jose Kozan, who is using virtual reality to build ancient architecture.
A colossal statue of Apollo, the Greek god of the sun, light, music and poetry, has emerged from white calcified cliffs in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists announced.
Sandy ash produced by a volcano that erupted 456,000 years ago might have helped a huge ancient Roman complex survive intact for nearly 2,000 years.
The house where Rome's first emperor lived in before he was crowned has opened to the public for the first time since it was discovered nearly half a century ago.
Several pieces of the world's oldest and largest unsolved jigsaw puzzle, a 2,200-year-old map of Rome made of thousands of marble fragments, could be unearthed next year following construction work for a new metro line near Rome's majestic forum area.
Part of the ceiling of Nero's 2,000-year-old Golden Palace collapsed in Rome Tuesday morning, leaving a huge hole in the ground.
The residence of Sextus Tarquinius, the prince who sparked the revolt that led to the foundation of the Roman Republic, may have been found.
The palace of Rome's first Emperor Augustus is finally open to the public, complete with vibrantly restored frescoes.
With the help of ground penetrating radar, archaeologists have uncovered luxuriously decorated rooms, a colonnaded garden and a finely carved marble head, among other artifacts -- all beneath Rome's Fiumicino airport.
talian researchers have discovered the pottery center where the oil lamps that lighted the ancient Roman empire were made.
A new analysis of archaeological remains might have solved the mystery of the elusive kapeleia, lively Greek taverns that have long puzzled archaeologists.
Italian archeologists have unearthed the remains of a Greek temple-like structure dating back to 6th century B.C. They also found details on how to build it.