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News ID: 46283
Publish Date: 19:16 - 29 May 2020
TEHRAN, 29 May_A well-preserved patterned mosaic floor of an ancient Roman villa in a vineyard was discovered near Verona.

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in ItalyA portion of the mosaics could be seen on Thursday, on a site that was known by archaeologists already about a century ago. The villa, believed to date to the third century AD, was discovered in 1922. After that, the site was abandoned until last summer, when a team from the Superintendent of Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape of Verona started digging again.

On May 18, the team of archaeologists unearthed part of the mosaic a few metres beneath a row of vines.

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