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Apr 11, 2016 12:10 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The roughly 1,600-year-old kilns created raw glass for the Roman Empire that weighed as much as 10 tons. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2016 03:52 PM ET // FoxNews.com
The shovel and a bronze jug were unearthed at a site called Magdala, a large Jewish settlement that dates to about 2000 years ago.
Feb 29, 2016 11:46 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Today is Feb. 29 — the bissextle or leap day, an artifact that dates back to the year 46 B.C.
Feb 16, 2016 08:25 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science Contributor
Nearly 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets of London, archaeologists discovered a fragile Roman painting featuring deer and birds that may have once decorated the wall of a wealthy citizen's home. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2015 04:25 AM ET
It's only the 7th-largest country in the European Union. But it's also the former home of the Roman Empire and today is littered with ancient artifacts of historical import and contains Vatican City. Does all of this add up to a "powerful" country?
Jul 2, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The ruins of one of the most prestigious maritime villas from Roman times are set to reopen after 15 years on July 2 in a small, almost uninhabited island off the Tuscan coast.
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
See the ruins of a prestigious maritime villa from Roman times, unlocked after 15 years.
May 17, 2015 10:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Remains of the long lost temple of Kheny have been unearthed at Gebel el Silsila, north of Aswan.
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