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Huge triumphal arch unearthed in Rome

The Circus Maximus in Rome.
The Circus Maximus in Rome. Image by Yellow.Cat / CC BY 2.0

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of the huge triumphal arch of Emperor Titus, which once formed the entrance to the Circus Maximus chariot-racing track in Rome. There are now plans to launch a €1 million project to rebuild the arch, which in its heyday would have been 17 metres wide and 15 metres long. Read more: telegraph.co.uk