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September 27, 2005

Roman Sorbolo

Italian computer programmer, Luca Mori made a sensible inference using Google Earth to unearth a Roman villa.

His curiosity was sparked by unusual shading by his home in Sorbolo, Parma. He contacted local archaeologists who investigated and confirmed it was once the location of a Roman villa.

"At first I thought it was a stain on the photograph," 47-year-old Mr Mori explained. "But when I zoomed in, I saw that there was something under the earth."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 27, 2005 08:37 AM

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