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A restoration project at the Colosseum in Rome has led to the startling discovery of painted red numbers on the seats of the 2,000-year-old gladiatorial arena, indicating that it likely used a seating system not unlike those found in modern sporting venues.
Archaeologists digging at a long-buried city in Italy have unearthed a massive stone monument dating back at least 300 years before the Colosseum and 100 years before the invention of mortar.
The Arc of Riverside County has just completed another section of their 50,000 piece, forty-foot long National Wall of Respect mosaic mural which is located on a concrete wall at their Riverside
Research that was coordinated at Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) analyzes the mythological images in Roman mosaics and shows that members of the most powerful elite selected Greek gods and heroes as symbols of universal values that reinforced what Rome stood for.
An archaeological team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has unearthed a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey...
Research coordinated by Carlos III University in Madrid (UC3M) analyzes the images of women in Roman mosaics and their impact on the collective consciousness of feminine stereotypes.
NORTHFIELD, Ohio, Aug.
Officials said on Friday that archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000-year-old mosaic in Rome that depicts the Greek god Apollo surrounded by his muses in a cellar once used as a park tool shed near the Colosseum.
Travertine is a white concretionary form of calcium carbonate that is usually hard and semicrystalline. It is deposited from the water of mineral springs (especially hot springs) or streams holding lime in solution. Extensive deposits exist at Tivoli, Italy, near Rome. The largest building in the world constructed largely of travertine is the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. Another notable building using travertine extensively is the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California. The travertine used in...
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