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Dec 5, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
An ancient Roman pond, surrounded by bits of Roman pottery, garbage pits and even a bronze fingernail cleaner, was unearthed in southern England.
Dec 4, 2014 02:40 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists find an ancient water basin in Rome that could once hold 1 million gallons of water.
Dec 4, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The massive basin was part of a farm dating to the third century B.C.
Dec 1, 2014 03:07 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 2,000-year-old stone block was likely cut to be used in a temple, but was abandoned because it was unsuitable for transporting.
Oct 27, 2014 09:08 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
This ash beverage was served after fights and maybe also after training to help ease body pain. Continue reading →
Oct 12, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The central theme depicts a chariot in motion driven by Hermes, who is most likely escorting King Philip II to the Underworld. Continue reading →
Oct 10, 2014 04:37 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An international expedition recovers antiquities from one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity, with more to come. Continue reading →
Oct 10, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
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