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The treasure of Baia
In 1954 during excavation work to bring to light the ancient Baiae, in a room of the Baths of Sosandra were found many fragments of gypsum that you thought were the "forms" that the stone cutters and smelters used to make the statues with which buildings were decorated ...
In 1874 during the works for the construction of sewers in New Esquilino district discovered a buried compartment in the perimeter of the Villa Palombara ...
The treasure of Silversmiths
A rich treasury would be hidden inside and stand in Arcus Argentariorum, Arch of Silversmiths, the ancient arch built by the money changers, the bankers ...