Cat Leads Owner to Lost Roman Tomb

OH HAI! I CAN HAZ RUINZ?

An Italian cat owner got the surprise of his life when his runaway pet managed to slip into a previously-hidden grotto. The owner, Mirko Curti, followed the sounds of the kitty’s yowling into an lost Roman tomb full of bones and urns:

The tomb was discovered just outside a residential area in the Roman city of Via di Pietralata.

Archeologists who were called to the site have speculated that it dates back to sometime between the 1st century B.C. and the 2nd century A.D.

With all of those bones, Curti was lucky he wasn’t chasing a dog…

Read more at Yahoo.com.

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  • Simiantongue

    Maybe it’s a catacomb. Would figure.

  • Simiantongue

    Maybe it’s a catacomb. Would figure.

  • Mike C

    Yawn. Where can you dig anywhere in Italy and not find Roman archeology…?

  • Mike C

    Yawn. Where can you dig anywhere in Italy and not find Roman archeology…?

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