Romulus and Remus Cave Discovered

Rome has revealed what its leading archaeologist says is “one of the greatest discoveries ever made”, a lost shrine dedicated to the ancient city’s mythical founders.

Andrea Carandini told a press conference yesterday that a large vaulted hall beneath the Palatine hill was almost certainly the fabled Lupercale – a sanctuary believed by ancient Romans to be the cave where the twin boys Romulus and Remus were suckled by a she-wolf. The professor acknowledged the evidence was as yet not totally conclusive, but said only “one doubt in thousand” remained.