Thursday, January 20, 2011

Caligula's Tomb Found...Not So Fast

There are reports circulating that Italian police caught a man loading a statue of Caligula into the back of his truck, near Lake Nemi, 19 miles south of Rome. When the thief was questioned by police, he led them back to where he had found the statue, now believed to be Caligula's tomb, where excavations have begun.

Mary Beard, a classicist from Cambridge University, questions much of the information that is coming out about this report.

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