Archaeologists discovered an ancient city buried 30 miles outside Rome without ever digging it up

Archaeologists used radar technology to map Falerii Novi, a Roman city last inhabited more than 1,300 years ago. They discovered new structures like a public monument with no direct parallel in Roman archaeological history. Their new study offers a window into life in ancient Rome, where people enjoyed shopping, bathing, and going to the theater.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Archaeologists no longer have to excavate buried cities to find out what they look like. 

A group of Belgian and UK researchers recently mapped the entire ancient city of Falerii Novi, about 30 miles outside

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