News (Ancient) Archaeologists discovered 'elaborate' details of a complete ancient Roman city without digging

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The ancient Roman city Falerii Novi once stood about 31 miles north of Rome but was eventually buried over the course of time.
Now, researchers using advanced ground-penetrating radar have been able to map the entire city buried beneath the ground for the first time and discover "astonishing details," according to a new study.
No digging was required for the archaeologists to "see" the city through layers of ground. They were even able to see how the town evolved from the time it was built and occupied in 241 BC until it was abandoned in the early Medieval period in 700 AD by imaging the site at different depths.
The researchers believe this could revolutionize the study of ancient Roman settlements deep beneath city streets and buildings.

 
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