Archaeological sites, Rome The Tombs of the Scipioni Reopen in Rome January 21, 2012 1 CommentExcellent news: After being closed for 20 years, the 2,300-year-old tombs of the Scipio family have been reopened to the public. More over at my post for the New York Times here. In TransitNew York TimesRomeScipionisepolcrotombs of the Scipios Previous Post Next PostAmanda A travel journalist and Rome insider, I'm the author of the Revealed Rome website and of the Revealed Rome Handbook — now available in both print and e-book editions.You might also like... June 12, 2012 See the Colosseum—and Its Underground—Under the Stars March 6, 2013 A Few of My Favorite Places in Rione Monti, for National Geographic Traveler February 1, 2013 Rome’s Carnival of Horses, for BBC Travel1 commentThe Scipio Tomb would be fabulous to view in person… I read a book on famous leaders that included a section on Scipio Africanus Major. Fascinating to say the least! Thank you for sharing. — GaryReplyLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.