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Under a canopy of elegant Italian pines, the foundations of a mini Roman Coliseum are at once unmistakable and exhilarating.

The structure at "Portus," the Romans' ancient Mediterranean port, has remained undiscovered for eighteen centuries until now.

University of Southampton archaeologists have just this summer uncovered the remains of an amphitheater, a Roman warehouse and the ruins of an Imperial palace even though archaeologists have been digging at this site since the 19th Century. Read full article »

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