News (For tourists)
The Italian government finally approved plans to create a remote-controlled, foldable deck at the Colosseum. The project was prepared by Milan Ingegneria. The new area will be located inside the building; interestingly, the original surface was removed in the 19th century to reveal underground structures.
Illegal treasure hunters entered the area of the remains of a Roman villa in the village of Eastfield (northern England) at night and destroyed it. Interestingly, the information about the discovery appeared in the media not much earlier.
The famous Roman mosaic showing a leopard attacking an antelope was purchased for £150,000. The facility was discovered in 1974 in Dorset, southern England, and dates back to the 4th century CE.
In northern England, in the county of Cumbria, there are remains of the Roman fort Epiacum, which was built at the beginning of the 2nd century CE. The site received support of £10,000 from a private investor.
The remains of the Roman baths in the city of Patara (southern Turkey) will be made available to visitors for viewing next year. They were one of the first thermal baths that were built in the region during the Roman times.