Profile image
By Ancient Origins
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Big Mac with a Slice of History: McDonalds Creates Transparent Floor Above Ancient Roman Road

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 19:10
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

The road - complete with skeletons.

A brand-new McDonald's restaurant opened in Italy last month, with one added extra that wasn't on the original menu: an ancient Roman road, complete with three skeletons. The existence of the road, which was “hiding” for centuries, was first revealed when work began on the restaurant in 2014.

Restoring the Ancient Roman Road

Even though McDonald’s is usually seen more as a threat to every historic nation’s cultural heritage than a possible help, apparently this isn’t always the case. Located in Frattocchie, a small community 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) south of Rome, this 45-meter (150 ft.) long ancient Roman road dates back to around the 2nd – 1st century BC and is believed to have fallen out of use about three centuries later.

The pathway branches off the famous Appian Way (originally known as Regina Viarum), which is widely regarded as Europe’s first super-highway, and was a significant communication link between the capital and its southern sectors.

The Appian Way (1869) by john Linton Chapman.

www.Ancient-Origins.net – Reconstructing the story of humanity’s past



Source: http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/big-mac-slice-history-mcdonalds-creates-transparent-floor-above-ancient-021249

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.