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Mausoleum of Augustus to undergo restoration

Restoration work is scheduled to begin on the mausoleum of Augustus in Rome, built in 28 B.C. Built in 28BC and as broad as a city block, the cylindrical mausoleum has seen better days after being sacked, bombed and built upon down the centuries. It was used as a bullfighting ring

Construction work in Bulgaria breaks into Roman tomb

Construction work in Bulgaria accidentally broke into a 2nd century tomb built for veterans of Rome's 8th legion of Augustus. According to archaeologists, the graves are those of veterans of the eighth legion of Augustus. They are in the western part of the ancient Roman colony of Deultum, according to a