A large farming operation in Rome itself?

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DAMN! This is the biggest archaeological news to come of out Rome in a while! A massive agricultural operation dated to the late Republican period unearthed right next to the Lateran basilica. And this is why Rome will never have an extensive underground railway system.

http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/12/metro-dig-uncovers-largest-reservoir-of.html#.VICPcUu4lSV

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