Ancient Rome

Archaeolology Unlocks the Secrets of Rome's Past

By Zilah Decker; Robert Lindley Vann (Consultant)
National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9781426301285, 64pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2007

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At its peak, Roman civilization influenced a vast empire. In all corners of that enormous area, archaeologists have searched for years, looking for clues to the history of the Imperial Romans. Learn about the writing tablets excavated from a Roman fort. Wonder at the fabulous mosaic recently discovered beneath the streets of Italy's capital city. See how ancient artifacts help scientists today piece together the puzzle of Ancient Rome's past.

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