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Capo Corso 2: A Roman Wreck Laden with Glass at 350 metres

The first campaign of the "Italian-French Mission for the Study of the Deep Wreck Capo Corso 2" took place from July 1st to 8th,...

Ancient helmets, temple ruins found at dig in southern Italy

Archaeologists in southern Italy have discovered ancient warrior helmets and the ruins of a painted brick wall at a site that might have been...

‘Glory of arms and art’: Napoleonic plunder and the birth of national museums

Napoléon’s military conquests fuelled a vast and unprecedented migration of artworks aimed at establishing a “universal museum” in Paris, the self-proclaimed capital of knowledge...

1700-year-old necropolis discovered in Corsica

Before the construction of the Pagliaghju and Domaine Zanardi real estate projects by the Demeures Corses company in the commune of Ile Rousse (Corsica),...

The magnetic history of ice

The history of our planet has been written, among other things, in the periodic reversal of its magnetic poles. Scientists at the Weizmann Institute...

Excavation of Etruscan tomb in Corsica completed

In recent months, Inrap has conducted extensive excavations in Corsica, one of which led to the major discovery of a Roman and Etruscan necropolis...