Unearthing 2,000-Year-Old Roman Dagger

via SmithsonianAround 15 B.C.E., imperial Roman troops clashed with Rhaetian tribesmen near a gorge in Switzerland. Following the battle, one of the legionaries dug a hole and buried his dagger, possibly as an offering to the gods. That’s where the ornate pugio remained until 2019, when an amateur archaeologist surveyed...