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Ancient Roman Road, Graves Found During Subway Excavation in Greece

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"We have found roads on top of each other, revealing the city's history over the centuries."

(Photo: AP/Nikolas Giakoumidis)

THESSALONIKI, Greece (The Blaze/AP) -- For the second time, archaeologists in Greece's second-largest city have uncovered a surprising find while excavation for a new subway system was underway. A few years ago, a thousand graves -- some with treasure -- were found. More recently a 230-foot section of an ancient road built by the Romans that was the city's main travel artery nearly 2,000 years ago.

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