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Rome 5
Ostia Antica
Ruins of an ancient seaport dating from the 9th century BC where barges plied the River Tibor
carrying building materials and food to Rome. Abandoned during the 9th & 10th centure AD the
34 hectacre site has been excavated from the 19th and 20th century.

Ostia Antica April 2009