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Feb 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A well-preserved Roman tombstone has been unearthed in a parking lot in western England. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
On the Tuscan island of Elba archaeologists find remains of lavish, ancient villa.
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists recover the remains of the villa belonging to the real- life individual that inspired the epic tale of Ben-Hur.
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.
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