• Researchers Have Found an Ancient Roman Road at the Bottom of the Venice Lagoon

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    The charming buildings and canals of Venice have wooed visitors for centuries, but news just broke of an equally fascinating discovery below the surface. Published in Scientific Reports , researchers have uncovered an ancient Roman road at the bottom of the Venice Lagoon, opening the door to discussions of the Roman transport system, how it was used and the settlements that once inhabited the area. Using highly sophisticated sonar data, researchers such as geophysicist Fantina Madricardo, noticed structures in the Treporti Channel that appeared to have been human made. She began to...
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