Subway project unearths ancient road


The Associated Press recently announced that archaeologists in Greece have uncovered a marble-paved ancient Roman road during excavations for a new subway project.  As construction crews worked in Thessaloniki, they unearthed a 230-foot section of what was the city’s main travel artery nearly 2,000 years ago.  Tools, lamps and column bases were discovered at the site and many of the paving stones contained relief carvings. Archaeologist also found the remains on another road built by the Greek 500 years earlier beneath the Roman road. To read the entire article, go here.


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