Excavators involved in the construction of the subway path in Rome have been treated with a surprise. The long-delayed project has unearthed treasures from Ancient Rome. These treasures were showcased at one of the City's latest subway stations.

According to ABC News, a plethora of ancient Roman treasure featuring amphora, marble panels, coins and peach pits were on display at the Metro C archaeological exhibit. The officials are already planning to have a permanent exhibit of the excavated articles at the three-storied San Giovanni metro station so that the passengers plying via subway can see the wonderful artifacts as they descend into the station.

As per the archaeologists' surveys, the site was a huge firm in the ancient time. They had dug as deep as 20 meters (yards) to find that it was filled with ancient Roman treasures in the form of peach pits, seashells, and other organic remains. The artifacts were found in intact position and have been featured in the exhibit.

Reportedly, the south-eastern section of Metro C has been active since 2015, while lines on the northern side near the city center are yet to become functional. The repeated discovery of ancient treasures duri8ng the excavation process has long delayed the project of building the subway route.  

According to Rome Reports, the city is full of surprises when it comes to the number of treasures it holds underground. One such example is a 19 BC Roman aqueduct, which is surprising active till date. Archaeologists opine that the famous Trevi fountain was built as a pinnacle of this aqueduct, situated 14 miles away from Rome. The owner of a nearby theater first stumbled upon the fountain, giving rise to one of the most beautiful pictures of Rome's landscape, a theater on the left side and a theater on the right.

Rome has always dished out surprised from its underground to the excavators and archaeologists. The aqueduct and the ancient treasures are considered some of the important artifacts, studying about which can give a detailed insight into the city's glorious past.