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Excavations uncover ancient Roman boat in Naples

Excavation work from new metro line in Naples has brought to turned out several fascinating archaeological finds.
Excavation work from new metro line in Naples has brought to turned out several fascinating archaeological finds. Image by Armando Mancini / CC BY-SA 2.0

Construction work in Naples to build a metro line has uncovered an ancient Roman boat in the central Piazza Municipio area. The square is located on the site of the ancient port of Neapolis and excavation work has so far yielded around 3000 artifacts, including four boats. Read more: italymagazine.com