Category: Italy

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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By Claire HolleranOxford University Press, £65.00ISBN 978-0199698219  Researching for her PhD thesis, Holleran soon identified…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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New research has deciphered two 1,600-year-old curses from the Late Roman Empire. Written in Latin…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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All roads seem to lead to Rome. I once lived here for seven years and…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Researchers studying 5,300-year-old ‘Oetzi’ have found traces of blood, the oldest red blood cells ever…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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Shelley Hales and Joanna Paul (eds) Oxford University Press, £80 Walter Scott called it a…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Pompeii and its neighbour Herculaneum are among the oldest archaeological sites in the world, but…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Imperial Rome’s mighty maritime gate at Portus was revealed in CWA 42. Now, Simon Keay…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Tuscany conjures thoughts of the apogee of rich living. Its picturesque villages, graced by grand…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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A 45,000-year-old toddler’s milk tooth, found in southern Italy, is evidence of the first modern…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Studies of the past tend to focus on the great sweeps of history, on the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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There have been many Romes. From the earliest scattered huts on the Palatine to the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Since it was first excavated in 1748, the drama of Pompeii has excited the imaginations…