Statue of Caligula unearthed at illegal dig
Published on July 18th, 2011 | by Admin0
The operation led to the arrest of two so-called “tomb raiders” – those who dig up the countryside looking for archaeological treasures to sell on the black market.
But more importantly, the arrests led police to the site near Lake Nemi, just south of Rome, where Caligula was believed to have had one of his imperial residences.
Story: The Telegraph | Photo: WALAMY