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Climate change threatening buried UK treasures

Yahoo Daily News 26 Jan 2022
Experts at Roman fort Vindolanda fear that climate change is drying the peat soil that protects ancient objects ... A Roman toilet seat, the world's oldest boxing glove, and the oldest handwritten letter by a woman are some of the extraordinary objects discovered in at-risk British peatlands ... Secrets of Rutland Roman villa mosaic revealed.
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Evidence of skilled craft working during Roman period in Cambridgeshire

Heritage Daily 25 Jan 2022
Archaeologists from MOLA have been investigating a collection of archaeological finds from the Roman period in Cambridgeshire, England, suggesting that the area was a centre for skilled craft workers ... Usually, evidence for this kind of bone and antler working comes from towns or Roman villas.
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‘We sacrificed everything’: Caravaggio villa in Rome’s Texas-born princess on her and her late husband’s ...

South China Morning Post 24 Jan 2022
... her Roman villa.But those days of stretching and contorting under a depiction of the gods may soon be over.
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$533 million Roman villa gets zero bids at auction

Colorado Springs Gazette 23 Jan 2022
A 1570 Roman villa containing a treasure trove of art and history could be the most expensive home ever sold — except no one wants to buy it ....
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Rome’s Villa Costsalot fails to attract any bidders

Business Day 23 Jan 2022
An Italian tribunal lowered the minimum price for a 16th-century Roman villa ...
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The Caravaggio, the American princess and a bitter family dispute

The Jakarta Post 23 Jan 2022
gazing up at the world's only Caravaggio mural, as she practises yoga in her Roman villa ... The villa in ...
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Hadrian’s Wall under threat as Brexit delays heritage payments

The Daily Telegraph 22 Jan 2022
“This announcement sees nature as a side show, and an optional one at that, but it also risks erasing or damaging history.” Bronze Age burial sites and Roman villas also at risk ... Other sites at risk include hundreds of barrows, ancient burial sites, Roman villas and the remains of medieval forts ... .
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Italy's next moral compass? Berlusconi, 85, eyes presidency

The Independent 21 Jan 2022
From his latest villa on the Appia Antica, the ancient Roman consular road, Berlusconi, has for weeks been lobbying lawmakers outside his center-right fold for their votes when they elect the nation’s ...
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Italy’s next moral compass? Berlusconi, 85, eyes presidency

The Associated Press 21 Jan 2022
Silvio Berlusconi thinks he fits the bill ... From his latest villa on the Appia Antica, the ancient Roman consular road, Berlusconi, has for weeks been lobbying lawmakers outside his center-right fold for their votes when they elect the nation’s next head of state for a seven-year term on Jan. 24. ADVERTISEMENT ... .
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Roman Villa With Caravaggio Mural Fails to Attract a Single Bidder at Auction

Barrons 20 Jan 2022
What’s been billed as the most expensive home in the world—a Roman villa complete with the only known ceiling mural by Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio priced at €471 million (US$534.3 million)—failed to find a buyer, or even a bidder, at auction on Tuesday.
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U.S.-born princess’ treasure-filled Italian villa a bargain at $320 million

Sandhills Express 19 Jan 2022
An inside look into “Villa Aurora,” one of the most expensive homes on the market ... Any Rome villa is bound to fetch a princely sum, but for decades, Villa Aurora has actually been home to a princess ... Throw in several ancient Roman busts, and even a sculpture by Michelangelo, and the extraordinary value of Villa Aurora is clear to see.
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U.S.-born princess' treasure-filled Italian villa a bargain at $320 million

CBS News 19 Jan 2022
Villa Aurora is a 16th century Roman estate packed with classic art wonders, but the most colorful piece in the place may be its soon-to-be-former owner, the Principessa Rita Boncompagni Ludovisi ... .
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Auction of Roman villa with Caravaggio mural draws no bids

Urdu Point 18 Jan 2022
A Roman villa housing the only mural by Caravaggio failed to find a bidder in an auction Tuesday sparked by a dispute between its heirs. Rome, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Jan, 2022 ) .A Roman villa housing the only mural by Caravaggio failed to find a bidder in an auction Tuesday sparked by a dispute between its heirs.
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Auction of Roman villa with Caravaggio mural fails to attract any bids

The Guardian 18 Jan 2022
€471m price tag of villa containing only ceiling mural ever painted by Italian master to be reduced by 20% The sale of ...
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