2,300 year old ‘Athlete’s Tomb’ found intact outside Rome — The Archaeology News Network

An exceptional tomb dubbed ‘The Athlete’s Tomb’, found in exactly the same condition it was left 2,300 years ago, has been discovered outside Rome in the Case Rossse area during an aqueduct extension excavation, sources said Friday. Credit: La RepubblicaRome archaeologists also called it the tomb of the strigils, the instruments used for cleaning olive…

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