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Sep 21, 2015 09:08 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The remnants of ancient water wells, pearls and hairpins are proof that a group of villagers set up a settlement on top of an ancient Roman fort.
Sep 3, 2015 12:12 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Construction workers initially tried to hide the elaborate Roman-era coffin after stumbling upon it at a building site.
Jul 30, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The prints on the 2,000-year-old Roman roof tile proves cats were kept as pets -- and sometimes got in the way.
Jul 21, 2015 10:04 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Remains of the great ruler's father are not in the same tomb, but may instead be in one nearby, new research says.
Jul 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Roman concrete, one of the world's most durable compounds, closely resembles the rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy.
Jun 24, 2015 02:58 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 2,000-year-old Roman ship had been carrying parts to build an entire roof and had been packed meticulously.
Jun 8, 2015 09:13 AM ET // AFP
The 23-foot wooden machine, powered by slaves deep in the stadium's belly delivered wolves, boars and even antelopes to do battle with gladiators.
May 28, 2015 11:04 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An ancient tombstone names a woman, but a male body was found beneath.
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