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May 28, 2015 11:04 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An ancient tombstone names a woman, but a male body was found beneath.
Apr 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Built of brick and marble, the now gleaming white pyramid was erected as the burial chamber of a Roman magistrate, Gaius Cestius.
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 →
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.
Oct 2, 2014 12:50 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The impressive door is made from marble brought down from the island of Thasso and bolsters the theory that the site is a grand tomb. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
For hundreds of years, people lived in the Colosseum and used its vast center as a communal trading center.
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