Mosaic of Apollo found in Roman tunnel

Published on July 29th, 2011 | by Admin


A mosaic-covered wall has been found in a tunnel built to support Trajan’s Baths.

Archaeologists and city officials unveiled the recent find to reporters Friday on the Oppian Hill.

The mosaic-covered wall is 16 meters (53 feet) wide and at least 2 meters (6.6 feet) high. Officials think the wall continues down some 8 meters (26.5 feet) more.

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Story: AP| Photo: AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito

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