Coal mine in Serbia gives up new Roman treasure

June 8, 2020 - General

As the sun sank over a vast opencast coal mine in eastern Serbia earlier this month, a small crane eased the front half of a Roman ship from the steep sides of the pit.

Archaeologists look at the front section of a wooden Roman ship dated to the 3rd century AD,
at the ancient city of Viminacium, near Kostolac, Serbia [Credit: Reuters/Marko Djurica]

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An excavator cutting through…

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