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IPFS News Link • Archaeology

Pictured for the first time in 2,600 years:

• by Ryan Morrison

Archaeologists uncovered an area with a rock sarcophagus devoted to Romulus dating to 6th century BC

The underground temple is buried beneath the entrance stairway to the Curia where Roman senators voted

Amazing images may be the first glimpse of the resting place of Rome's legendary founder and first king

An ancient tomb believed to be the final resting place of the legendary 'wolf-suckled' King Romulus - the founder of Rome - has been unveiled to the public for the first time in a series of new images. 

The tomb was uncovered in the Roman Forum during recent excavations and its discovery supports a long-standing theory that the first King of Rome was buried at the site. 

Researchers from the Colosseum Archaeological Park investigated the claims and found a 4.6ft rock sarcophagus and circular alter that match descriptions from ancient scholars and Roman folklore.