A day at the Necropolis of Porto

An extraordinary but unfortunately little known archaeological site, the necropolis of Porto actually represents a unicum in the context of Roman burial grounds. Thanks to its exceptional conservation, due to the layers of sand that have protected the tombs for many centuries, it is possible to understand what an ancient Roman necropolis must have been like. The funerary monuments date from the beginning of the 2nd century AD. and the middle of the third century AD, but modest interventions are attested up to the fourth century AD.
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Fishing with the double orange at the mouth of the Tiber

Ostium in Latin means the mouth of the river. It is precisely at the mouth of the Tiber, in fact, that the first Roman colony was founded (according to Livy) in the seventh century. BC, to protect Rome from possible enemy raids and to control the large salt marshes, which were vital at the time.
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Via Claudia Quinta

Via Claudia Quinta: The miracle of the simulacrum of Cybele

Our discovery of the characters who made the history of the Roman coast through the streets and squares dedicated to them begins from the heart of the village of Ostia Antica, where a small road leads to one of the two entrances that open into its medieval walls. The gnome Alfredo, who kindly lent himself to be a photojournalist, will accompany us on this fantastic journey between history and legends.
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