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Discoveries and news in Rome

All the latest information about discoveries from the world of ancient Romans. I encourage you to let me know about any Roman news and to indicate any corrections or inaccuracies. I try to search for material everywhere, but it is natural that not everything will be noticed by me.

New Roman tombs discovered beneath Vatican

According to researchers, new Roman tombs were discovered near the Vatican, which is located in the so-called necropolis of Santa Rosa. So far, 250 amazing tombs have been identified, in which representatives of various social strata of Rome were buried. From February 1, 2021, the necropolis was opened to tourists.

A carved detail on a Roman tombstone showing the head of 4-year-old Tiberius Natronius Venustus

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