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Imported Timber is the Newly Discovered Secret to Building Rome

December 6, 2019 - General
Some of the oak planks unearthed in the foundations of the portico. These planks are an example of those used for building Rome.      Source: Soprintendenza Speciale Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio di Roma, Italy

An analysis of some 2000-year-old planks of wood has provided amazing insights into the Roman Empire. Experts have been able to establish that timber found in the heart of Ancient Rome was imported from abroad.


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