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Jan 23, 2015 09:38 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class.
Jan 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The gateways of an ancient Roman fort in Britain are roughly aligned with the light from the sun during the summer and winter solstices.
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 →
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