Italy

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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 8 years ago
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Studies of the past tend to focus on the great sweeps of history, on the…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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There have been many Romes. From the earliest scattered huts on the Palatine to the…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Since it was first excavated in 1748, the drama of Pompeii has excited the imaginations…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Thirty years ago my career took a memorable new turn. I had been trained in…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Herculaneum’s destruction is a familiar story. On the 24 August AD 79 Vesuvius erupted, sending…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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The remains - remarkably unprepossessing amid the spectacular ruins of classical Rome all around -…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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The fate of the inland cities of Southern Italy depended to a considerable extent on…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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In the summer of 1911, the young Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975) went on a bicycling tour…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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Today, Gravina is one of those little-known Italian towns that every tourist falls for. Meaning…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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In 1996, Alastair Small and his wife Carola launched a major fieldwalking project to examine…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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Throughout most of Italy, the 2nd and 1st centuries BC were a time of increasing…