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Sep 30, 2014 05:32 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The height of the sculptures and their pedestals make them an imposing presence at the tomb's entrance. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The bracelets and necklaces, representing one of the finest collection of Roman jewelry, were buried in Colcester, U.K., by a terrified Roman woman. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Artifact embossed with the image of the hated Emperor Nero and dates to between A.D. 64 and 65.
May 30, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A medieval treasure trove is revealed, as researchers dig for clues into the emperor’s physical features and cause of death.
May 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Exhuming the sarcophagus of Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII (1275-1313) reveals a crown, a scepter and a unique, 10-foot-long silk cloth.
Feb 21, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
As the historical action movie 'Pompeii,' opens we list 10 surprising things about ancient Romans you probably didn't know.
Sep 4, 2013 06:25 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Persian soldiers choked to death advancing Romans using a mixture of bitumen and sulfur. Continue reading →