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(This Is Colossal)   Construction in France uncovers a Roman villa dating back to 1-2 A.D   (thisiscolossal.com) divider line
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2021-03-04 10:45:08 AM  
Come back to me when they find things on Pompeii. I know it is in Italy but we can learn about volcanoes that way.
 
2021-03-04 10:52:04 AM  
A Roman Villa?

In France?

Do the guys on Oak Island know about this?

Could this be the key to proving that there is a vast Templar treasure on Oak Island?
 
2021-03-04 10:52:17 AM  

kdawg7736: Come back to me when they find things on Pompeii. I know it is in Italy but we can learn about volcanoes that way.


Volcanoes are sooooo hot!
 
2021-03-04 11:22:24 AM  
Can't wait to see the Zillow listing.
 
2021-03-04 11:26:25 AM  
Man, it must be hard to build anything in the old world.

You can't build anywhere without running into some historical thingamajigger.
 
2021-03-04 11:36:59 AM  
AD?

Who's he?

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2021-03-04 11:40:45 AM  
So its from -1 AD?
 
2021-03-04 11:44:30 AM  
A university buddy of mine, back in the day, claimed he found a coin at an archeological dig that was 2,022 years old. He said the date on the coin read 1 BC. I knew right away he was lying.
 
2021-03-04 12:04:33 PM  
Transalpine Gaul?  Not exactly shocking, but nice frescoes are usually interesting enough.
 
2021-03-04 12:05:30 PM  
Was it named Bob?
 
2021-03-04 12:26:03 PM  
1-2 A.D.?  What, did they find it buried with a calendar?

How did the determine the age that precisely?
 
2021-03-04 12:53:32 PM  
I travelled through that area a couple of years ago.  It's chock-a-block with Roman stuff.  Nice area.
 
2021-03-04 1:02:33 PM  
When we redid our kitchen floor all I found was asbestos tile. Wonder if I should let the museum know?
 
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