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Modern construction in Rome yields ancient discoveries

Clip: 02/09/2019 | 5m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Work on Rome’s new state-of-the-art subway line near the Colosseum has been plagued by delays, but it’s also unearthed a surprise treasure trove of thousands of artifacts, including a Roman military barracks and an ancient home with more than a dozen rooms featuring frescoes, mosaic floors and other decorations nearly intact. NewsHour Weekend Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports.

Aired: 02/09/19

Rating: NR

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