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  • Roman chamber tomb found in ancient Corinth

    on Jan 2, 14 • in Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Architecture, Greece, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Roman chamber tomb found in ancient Corinth

    A well-preserved and ornately decorated underground Roman tomb, complete with vaults and wall paintings, was found in Corinth during works to extend the Corinth-Patras national road, archaeologists said on Wednesday. The find came to light a bit more than a year after the revealing of another ornate Roman tomb in the same location. Measuring 3.30m by 2.63m., the tomb has been initially dated to between the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, but may be earlier. It was entered from the south through a staircase decorated on either side with two ceramic tiles in deep relief,

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