Huge Roman settlement under motorway sheds fascinating new light on England’s history

London: Huge Roman settlement under motorway sheds fascinating new light on England's history

London: Huge Roman settlement under motorway sheds fascinating new light on England’s history Construction work to upgrade Britain’s longest road into a major highway has revealed a treasure trove of rare artefacts from one of the earliest and wealthiest Roman settlements in the country. The findings include ancient shoes, cups, a rare silver ring, keys, a high-relief glass bowl and […]

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The 2,000-year-old gladiator’s helmet discovered in Pompeii’s ruins

The 2,000-year-old gladiator’s helmet discovered in Pompeii’s ruins

The 2,000-year-old gladiator’s helmet discovered in Pompeii’s ruins The centerpiece of today’s presentation in Melbourne is a gladiator’s helmet, left in the ruins of Pompeii. The 2,000-year-old bronze helmet is one of 250 items brought together at the Melbourne Museum to illustrate life in the ancient city. Brett Dunlop, the museum curator, says the helmet survived the Vesuvius and was […]

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