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Exact date of construction of Trier's Porta Nigra determined

Archaeologists have determined the exact date of construction of the Porta Nigra in Trier — it was built 1,848 years ago. It's the oldest monument of its kind in Germany. Aerial view of the Porta Nigra [Credit: DPA]Until now, the date of construction of Trier's Porta Nigra, the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps, could only be estimated. Researchers dated it back to somewhere between 150 AD and 320 AD. Scientists have now...

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