Archaeological sites, Rome The Tombs of the Scipioni Reopen in Rome January 21, 2012 1 Comment Excellent 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 Post Amanda 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... August 24, 2010 A Special Opening of Villa Torlonia’s Jewish Catacombs September 20, 2010 European Heritage Day=Free Events and Entrances May 2, 2012 Art Gallery + Clothing Boutique + Jewelry Store = Monti’s Hip “Le Talpe” 1 comment The 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. — Gary Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.