Temple to Minerva found under Milan cathedral

Published on February 10th, 2014 | by Admin

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Picco di caldo in arrivo nel week end, città bollenti

Picco di caldo in arrivo nel week end, città bollenti

A temple to the goddess Minerva has been found underneath the main cathedral in Milan.

Archaeological excavations to unearth the remains of the large city that, beginning in 292 A.D., was the capital of the Western Roman Empire for over a century continue despite funding difficulties. So far, part of the floor made out of what is known as ‘Verona stone’ has been found. The base of a section of an arcade can also be seen. The entire forum occupied an estimated surface area of 166 by 55 square meters.

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