The Cave of Romulus and Remus

> The Lupercal was sited on the Palatine and was the centre of the Lupercalia festival in February, when priests dressed in goatskins whipped people in a savage rite that Romans connected with the story of Romulus and Remus. Tradition places the Lupercal grotto close to the House of Augustus, but it has never been found, until – possibly – now

[link](http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/art/2007/11/is_this_the_cave_of_romulus_an.html)

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