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2,000-year-old pills shed light on ancient medicine

A small cache of pills have been found in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck, prompting an investigation into their medical properties. Around 130 B.C., a ship, identified as the Relitto del Pozzino, sank off Tuscany, Italy. Among the artifacts found on board in 1989 were glass cups, a pitcher and ceramics, all of

Roman hospital excavated in Moravia

Excavations have begun on the site of a Roman hospital which is described as the largest preserved site of its kind north of the Danube. The hospital, 60 m by 45 m in size, was part of an extensive fortified complex the 10th Roman legion built on Hradisko hill in the