They were discovered, 6,000 years after they slept forever. They were entwined as they were back then, their position intimate and untouched by time or nature.
They’re known as the ‘Lovers of Valdaro’, named after a little village near Mantua, in northern Italy, where they were found.
They didn’t separate the two though; no one could dream of destroying their eternal embrace. The patch of earth on which they rested was taken out ever so carefully, before being sent off to a laboratory for further investigation.
As they say, true love never dies.