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One man's quest to fix his toilet unearthed over 5,000 artifacts spanning more than 2,000 years of history.
Added by 4rubels
Chatham, New York
Taconic Sculpture Park
Three acres of mythology-inspired sculptures visible from the highway.
Added by howardfeingold
The Dormouse-Fattening Jars of Ancient Rome
For the plumpest, tastiest rodents.
June 26, 2017
This daunting 1st century fortress was the site of one of the most dramatic revolts of the Jewish-Roman wars.
Added by storvandre
Trajan and Wolf Statue
One of the most controversial statues in Romania is an emperor with no clothes.
Added by martinhenshaw123
Found: Cat's Paw Print on a Roman Roof Tile
It was unusual for cats to tread on drying clay.
June 01, 2017
The "Greatest Sewer" of ancient Rome is one of the oldest sewer systems in the world, and is still in use.
Added by Kavya Ram Mohan
Divers in Italy Are Searching for Caligula’s Last, Lost Pleasure Ship
The Roman emperor's prized boats boasted marble, gold, and running water.
April 10, 2017
Found: A Silver Snake Ring Dating Back to Roman Britain
An excavation in northern England has found clues to its past.
April 07, 2017
Found: Roman-Era Mosaics Dating Back to the First Century
For interior decorating inspiration.
April 06, 2017
Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor
Possibly the oldest church in Barcelona, this basilica has its pagan and Christian mythologies all mixed up.
Added by FelipeTrigo
Saint Catherine Russian Orthodox Church
The first Russian Orthodox church in the Catholic city of Rome in almost a thousand years.
Added by AdamTKincaid
Twin Lakes Capitoline Wolf
Mussolini gave Cincinnati a bronze statue of Romulus and Remus suckling at a wolf's teats.
Added by ericdoug85
Romans Used to Ward Off Sickness With Flying Penis Amulets
Maybe it worked?
December 28, 2016
Found: A Roman Tombstone Buried in the New York City Suburbs
Dated 54 A.D., it belonged to a tax collector.
December 07, 2016
Tomb of the Unknown London Girl
The remains of an ancient Roman teenager are memorialized at the base of a modern London landmark.
Added by MrMStuchbery
Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)
Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
Added by Annetta Black
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
King Neptune Sundial
On Hilton Head Island this bronze King of the Sea rules all things briny—and lets you know if you’re late for lunch.
Added by lastflowers
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