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Stray cat in Rome pulls an Indiana Jones; discovers hidden 2,000 year-old tomb. #nosnakes

Stray cat in Rome pulls an Indiana Jones; discovers hidden 2,000 year-old tomb. #nosnakes

Stray Cat Discovers Ancient Roman Tomb 0 Tweet by Michael dEstries October 22, 2012 Categories: Entertainment , Pop Culture . Cats – they’re awesome, stars of the Internet, and now (apparently) making archeological discoveries that would elicit envy from Indiana Jones. A stray cat is being credited discovering an ancient Roman catacomb last week; after leading Mirko Curti and a friend to the hidden site of the 2,000-year-old find. The pair reportedly followed the stray cat towards a low rock cliff close to his home near Via di Pietralata in a residential area of the city. “The cat managed to get into a grotto and we followed the sound of its miaowing,” he told the UK Guardian . Once inside, they discovered a tomb littered with bones and Roman funeral urns. Archaeologists called to the site said the tomb likely dated from between the 1st century BC and the 2nd century AD. T...

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