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Couple Used Caligula's Lost Mosaic as Coffee Table

Italian stone expert Dario Del Bufalo speaks on his 2013 discovery

(Newser) - Dario Del Bufalo, an Italian expert on ancient stone, was signing copies of his book, Prophyry, about the reddish-purple rock favored by Roman emperors when a man flipped to a page showing a priceless Roman mosaic that had vanished during World War II. "'Oh, Helen, look, that's...

Search Is On for Caligula's 2K-Year-Old Orgy Boat
Search Is On for Caligula's
2K-Year-Old Orgy Boat
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Search Is On for Caligula's 2K-Year-Old Orgy Boat

3rd 'party boat' perhaps missed during initial search

(Newser) - The "party boats" of Roman Emperor Caligula were so legendary that Benito Mussolini partially drained a lake in order to find two of them a century ago. But there was one Mussolini may have missed. Researchers believe a third wooden vessel on which Caligula is said to have hosted...

Sorry, Folks, Caligula's Tomb Isn't Found

Historian: Supposed discovery near Rome just doesn't add up

(Newser) - The quirky story out of Rome about police stumbling onto the lost tomb of Caligula grabbed headlines, but Cambridge professor Mary Beard isn't buying it. The key evidence is that cops caught a guy with a looted statue near Lake Nemi, and the statue was, gasp, wearing the same "...

Lost Tomb of Caligula Discovered

All thanks to Italian police

(Newser) - The lost tomb of Caligula has been discovered—in a most unusual way. Italian police last week arrested a man as he was trying to hoist an 8-foot statue onto his truck. The police force, which deals specifically with archaeological matters (who knew?), noticed that the statue featured "caligae"...

Directors Race to Make First 3-D Porn Film

Will it be Asian, Italian, or Hustler ?

(Newser) - You've seen Avatar. Now get ready for something a lot more touchy-feely: the world's first 3-D porn movie. Filmmakers in the US, Asia, and Europe are racing one another to be the first to create a multi-dimensional heavy breather. Hong Kong director Christopher Sun is filming his $3.2 million...

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