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A man on a lockdown stroll across English farmland discovered an 'extraordinary' Roman villa with epic Trojan War mosaic

A mosaic depicting scenes from Homer's Iliad has been found in a Roman villa complex. The mosaic is the largest of its kind in Britain. Jim Irvine
Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered beneath farmer's field in Rutland, UK
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Extraordinary Roman mosaic and villa discovered beneath farmer's field in Rutland, UK

A member of the team from the University ofLeicester Archaeological Services is in the UK. Credit: Historic England. The first Roman mosaic in the UK
Tectonic shift in Southern Ocean caused dramatic ancient cooling event
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Tectonic shift in Southern Ocean caused dramatic ancient cooling event

The edge of an ice sheet on the coast of the vast continent is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. The image was captured in the year of 2017: