Roman discoveries

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Most ancient settlement in Campania in National Archaeological Museum in Naples

The National Archaeological Museum in Naples will open soon the section concerning the times of the oldest settlements in Campania. On this occasion, in the attached promotional video you can see some of the greatest treasures of the museum from... Read more

Roman ring with snakes considered treasure

In March 2018, a beautiful silver Roman ring showing two cobra heads was discovered in Upper Winchendon (central England). The object is dated to the middle of the 2nd century CE. Currently, the object is deformed, because originally the heads... Read more

Did ancient Romans use Chinese medicine?

Researchers at the University of Tor Vergata in Rome examined the preserved bone remains of a young woman who lived in Italy 2,000 years ago. The conclusions are that the woman could use as medicines, roots and herbs, which were... Read more

Roman villa in England will be preserved

More than 6,000 people signed a petition to preserve the remains of a Roman villa discovered during construction work in Cam, County Gloucestershire (West England). Building developer – Bovis Homes – agreed to improve plans so that no structure would... Read more

Pompeii waterworks will be reused

The ancient sewer systems of the Pompeii are in such good condition that the current authorities want to start using them again. Some tunnels – about 450 meters long – have already been evaluated by specialists. Interestingly, the rest of... Read more

Unusual find in England from 1992

In 1992 there was an amazing discovery. In a field in the town of Hoxne, in the east of England, farmer Eric Lawes excavated a huge treasure from Roman times. As it turned out, the man did not look for... Read more

Roman necropolis discovered in France

In the south of France, in Narbonne, remains of a Roman cemetery were found. So far, 300 graves have been excavated from the earth, which date back to the first and second century CE. As it turns out, people from... Read more

Actions to preserve remains of Roman villa in Gloucestershire

A campaign has recently been launched to protect the remains of a Roman villa in Cam, County Gloucestershire (western England). According to construction developer Bovis Homes, archaeologists working on his behalf have confirmed that Roman ruins do not qualify for... Read more

Will scientists be able to confirm body of Pliny the Elder?

Pliny the Elder died during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 CE. Scientists want to confirm that the body found a hundred years ago belonged to the famous fleet commander and writer. Pliny the Elder led a rescue operation that... Read more

2,000-year-old grave of warrior from Britannia was discovered

A 2,000-year-old warrior’s grave was discovered in Walberton, southern England. The discovery happened by accident during construction works. Scientists date the grave to 1 BCE or 1st century CE. On site, among others, was found sword in a beautifully decorated... Read more

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