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Nero's rotating dining room found

By T.K. Randall
September 30, 2009 · Comment icon 0 comments

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The famous rotating dining room of Roman emperor Nero has been found by archaeologists, the circular chamber is believed to have rotated day and night while Nero used it for banquets and other social events.
Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe to be the Roman emperor Nero's fabled rotating dining room. The chamber, which was discovered in the remains of the 1st century Golden Palace on Rome's Palatine Hill, is thought to be the one described by the Roman historian Suetonius in Lives of the Caesars.

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