Discoveries and news in Rome
All the latest information about discoveries from the world of ancient Romans. I encourage you to let me know about any Roman news and to indicate any corrections or inaccuracies. I try to search for material everywhere, but it is natural that not everything will be noticed by me.
For the first time in history, researchers have managed to use the ground-penetrating radar to locate the entire city, whose traces are underground. An early map of the city of Falerii Novi was created, which was located about 50 km north of Rome.
In the Spanish town of Collado Mediano (near Madrid) the process of restaurants of ruins after the ancient “sanatorium”, referred to as El Beneficio, was completed. Moreover, according to pap nearby, a campsite was built, for those interested in history and the holiday atmosphere, under the cloud. Thanks to this, tourists will learn what the Roman way to relax looked like. All this thanks to the support of the local authorities, amounting to EUR 300 000.
A “hand of god” from Roman times was discovered – such sensational messages flow from the vicinity of Hadrian’s wall. The object is made of bronze, weighs about 2.3 kg and according to the researchers was probably a gift to the deity to support the Romans in the military expedition or to be a form of thanks for the care.
A skull from Roman times was stolen from the excavations in Malton, Northern England. The theft occurred on the night of May 9. As reported, after this event, two suspicious men were filming in the area.
A well-preserved fragment of ancient via Tiburtina was discovered in Rome, which was dated back to the 2nd – 1st century BCE. The road connected Rome with Tibur (today Tivoli) and led to the northeast, totalling about 200 km.
In the former Roman Vindolanda camp (northern England), scientists looked closely at the collection of preserved antique pieces of leather. Scientists, reviewing scraps of artefacts, drew attention to the shape of one of them.