World Turtle News, 04/04/2018
Ancient tortoise shell discovered in Roman burial chambers in Bulgaria
Archaeologists have discovered a well-preserved ancient tortoise shell inside Roman burial chambers from the second century A.D. during excavations in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, reports said Tuesday.
According to reports, the burial chambers were discovered in the western necropolis of the ancient city of Philippopolis, located near the city’s medical school.
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Rome’s love for tortoises goes beyond burial rituals; for instance, a military formation was named after the tortoise, and fountains were built to honor them.
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