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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, House of the Vestals

The revelations of Bradford University’s excavations of the city at the time of the Caesars, with a focus on architecture, sanitation and money

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

Houses & Society in Pompeii & Herculaneum

Interpreting Pompeii Many of the older studies of Pompeii seem rather dry today. Architecture, mosaics and frescoes were classified into types. Houses were distinguished according to whether limestone, volcanic tuff or concrete was used to build them. Architecture was ‘Samnite’, ‘Hellenistic’ or ‘Roman colonial’. Frescoes were grouped into four main styles. These various types were […]

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