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Greek subway construction threatens Roman road

Protestors are fighting to prevent workers from tearing up a 4th century Roman road and moving it elsewhere in order to make room for a new subway. When a brand-new subway system hits an ancient road, surely something has to give. But in one northern Greek city, archaeologists are fighting to

Chinese subway construction destroys ancient tombs

Five ancient tombs dating back between 2,200 to 3,000 years have been destroyed by subway construction workers in Guangzhou, China. The protected site, on the eastern slope of Da Gong mountain, had been sealed off by the Guangzhou Archaeology Research Centre, with warning signs posted and red lines marking the protected

Aztec remains found during subway construction

Archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered the remains of 50 Aztec children found during excavations for a new subway line in Mexico City. The team from Mexico's National Institute for Anthropology and History also found the foundations of Aztec homes, hundreds of small figurines, and pots and plates dating from 1100