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Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

last modified Nov 10, 2017 06:11 PM
A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial has been recovered by students of the Faculty of Classics...

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial has been recovered by students of the Faculty of Classics, during the excavation of a roofed theatre in the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, near Monte Cassino, in Italy.

To learn more about the Interamna Lirenas project please click HERE.

This is a remarkable find for the team working on the project and more can be read about the discovery HERE.

The Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per le Province di Forsinone, Latina e Rieti has also issued an official press release (in Italian), which has led to some further local media coverage.

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