Ancient Rome

Hadrian and Athens | Athens | To November 29

In cooperation with the Italian Archaeological School at Athens, the National Archaeological Museum presents "Hadrian and Athens: Conversing with an Ideal World," a temporary exhibition in the Sculpture Collection's Gallery 31A through November 29. Marking 1,900 years since the beginning of Hadrian's Principate in AD 117, the exhibition highlights his immense and enduring legacy.

Hadrian's Legacy | Athens | To end-November

The National Archaeological Museum presents "Hadrian and Athens: Conversing with an Ideal World," an exhibition marking 1,900 years since the beginning of Hadrian's Principate in AD 117. The show aims at highlighting the Roman emperor's immense enduring legacy in Greece, but also how he contributed to forging many of the cornerstones of Western culture.

Archeologists Find Remains of Roman-era Temple in Egypt

CAIRO -- Egypt says archeologists have uncovered the remains of a temple dating back to the second century.

The Antiquities Ministry said Thursday that the temple, which dates back to the reign of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, was found near the Siwa Oasis in the western desert. It includes the foundations of a large limestone building.

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