Pristine Ancient Roman Mosaic Floor Discovered Under Italian Vineyard

  • May 27, 2020 12:51

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Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered in Negrar, Italy.
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A well-preserved ancient Roman mosaic floor was found by archaeologists under a hillside vineyard in northern Italy.

Officials in the township of Negrar, north of Verona, posted photos of the colorful and complex flooring after the discovery, noting that a Roman villa had been known to exist in the area, but scholars had searched in vain for its remnants for a century.

Italy is slowly reopening after months of coronavirus lockdown.

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