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Roaring Creek, Belize

Current excavations and survey in the Roaring Creek valley in Belize bring to life an ancient Maya community

Pompeii Before the Romans

Was Pompeii an Etruscan planned city? Reading University’s excavations of the House of Amarantus

Pompeii

Urgent Postcard from Pompeii

Rick Jones, of Bradford and the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii, shares his urgent views on the conservation and future of the town

Pompeii: The Last Day

What is the best book to read for a basic introduction to Pompeii? Paul Wilkinson has just produced Pompeii: the last day (BBC Books, £16.99), written to accompany the recent TV reconstruction of the destruction of the city. The link with the TV programme is loose, and this is really just another summary of the […]

Lost World of Pompeii

The crisis in Vesuvian archaeology runs deep. Pompeii is fast degrading, with walls crumbling, frescoes erased by the sun, plaster dropping off walls, and mosaics being churned up by weeds. Many of the finds from early excavations have not been catalogued, and there are great gaps in the published record. The Lost World of Pompeii […]

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