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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 12:04 p.m. PST

"Archaeologists have unearthed the large, luxuriously appointed 2nd century domus of a Hadrianic military commander at the Amba Aradam station on Rome's future Metro C line. This is the same site where the military barracks were discovered in 2016, and in fact the villa is connected to the barracks dormitory via a corridor with a staircase. The villa was found 12 meters (40 feet) below the surface, three meters beneath the barracks. This is the first villa of a military commander ever discovered in Rome…"

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Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 12:44 p.m. PST

A retired centurion then?

Dan

saltflats192914 Apr 2018 12:53 p.m. PST

Shovel + dig a hole in Rome = history

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 3:15 p.m. PST

(smile)

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