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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

Threshold to Cleopatra’s mausoleum found off Alexandria coast

A giant granite threshold to a door that may have been the entrance to Cleopatra VII's mausoleum has been found off the Alexandria coast. They believe the 15-tonne antiquity would have held a seven metre-high door so heavy that it would have prevented the queen from consoling her Roman lover before