Caligula ruled as Roman Emperor for just four years from 37 to 41 AD, but tales of the cruelties issuing from his diseased mind have made him one of the most famous ancient Romans. Some of the mad emperor’s atrocities may have played out on barges on a placid volcanic lake in the Alban Hills, 20 miles southeast of Rome.
Now some Italian researchers are interested in trying to salvage rumored remnants of one of Caligula’s famous orgy vessels, possibly sunk in Lake Nemi. If it’s found, it would be a huge discovery.
H/t kevin a.
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