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Researchers discovered Sphinx Chamber in the Golden House of Nero

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Scientists have discovered the Chamber of the Sphinx in the Golden House  of Nero

In the autumn of last year, scientists made a very interesting discovery – in the ruins of the Golden House of Nero in Rome, the remains of an unknown chamber were found.

On one of the walls, among others there is a mural depicting the Sphinx – hence the name of the newly discovered chamber – the Sphinx Chamber. Other frescoes depict Fauna fighting the panther, various species of birds and sea animals.

According to the researchers, a large part of the chamber, and probably the paintings there, are still buried in the ground. Researchers suspect that it could have been an exhibition space for works of art.

Scientists have discovered the Chamber of the Sphinx in the Golden House  of Nero.

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