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  • For the city of Rome he did much; ancient buildings were excavated and preserved by his direction; chairs of natural science and archaeology were founded in the university; and extensive purchases were made for the Vatican museum, which was augmented by the addition of the beautiful Braccio Nuovo, or new wing.
  • Large cemeteries have been excavated, which show three different periods from the 8th century B.C. down to the Roman domination.
  • Their arid country was the best safeguard of their cherished liberty; for the bottle-shaped cisterns for rain-water which they excavated in the rocky or argillaceous soil were carefully concealed from invaders.
  • Aurelius by the Senatus Fidenatium, was excavated in 1889.
  • He also excavated the holy tank from which the town derives its name of Amrita Turas, or Pool of Immortality.

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