Durres, Excavations Start in Roman Amphitheater
Albanian Daily News
Published July 11, 2018
Archaeological excavations have started on Wednesday at the Roman Amphitheater of Durresi.
They are being conducted by the Italian Archaeological Mission which aims to identify new elements and to document the consolidation of the found structures.
Part of the excavations will be even Albanian and Italian students from "G. D'Annunzio" University, Chieti, Pescara. Durresi's Amphitheater is the most important not only in Albania, but even Balkans.
He was build at the start of A.D. II Century during the rule of emperor Trajan. It was discovered in 1966 from the renowned archeologist, Vangjel Toci.