Roman Empire Archeology News Today 2013-11-16

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Archaeologists uncover secrets of Portus, Roman child’s grave unearthed, Roman eagle sculpture and many more Roman Empire News!

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Archaeologists uncover secrets of Portus, once gateway to Rome : British archeologists digging near Rome have built up an accurate picture of Portus, the once-mighty port that could host 350 ships at a time and kept the ravenous capital of the Roman empire supplied with grain, wine, oil, slaves and luxuries from around the world. -

Read this story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/12/archaeologists-secrets-portus-roman-empire-rome

 

Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war : The Battle of the Egadi Islands is the first ancient naval battle site ever discovered and it is now being surveyed in minute detail. Directed by the Soprintendenza del Mare and RPM Nautical Foundation, the Egadi Island Survey was established nearly 10 years ago. – by HeritageDaily -

Read this story here: http://www.heritagedaily.com/2013/11/ancient-naval-battle-site-rammed-with-relics-of-war/99648

 

Antonine Wall: Bearsden Bath House : The Roman bath house at Bearsden near Glasgow is a delightful site. It is both small enough and well-enough preserved to be understood. -

Read this story here: http://adrianmurdoch.typepad.com/my_weblog/2013/11/antonine-wall-bearsden-bath-house.html

 

Exeter’s Roman Baths to Become a Tourist Attraction : Αρχαιολογία Online : More than 40 years after they were discovered the Roman baths buried under Cathedral Green in Exeter, UK, could become a major tourist attraction under new plans being considered. – by Archaeology -

Read this story here: http://www.archaiologia.gr/en/blog/2013/11/08/exeters-roman-baths-to-be-excavated/

 

Archaeologists and historians to investigate network of Roman ports : The University of Southampton has been awarded €2.49 million (£2.1 million) by the European Research Council to study a large network of Roman ports stretching from Turkey in the east, to Spain in the west. – by Archaeology -

Read this story here: http://www.archaiologia.gr/en/blog/2013/10/31/archaeologists-and-historians-to-investigate-a-vast-network-of-mediterranean-roman-ports/

 

Hi-tech explorers map Rome’s ancient aqueduct : Vicovaro – Armed with laser rangefinders, GPS technology and remote control robots, a group of speleologists is completing the first ever mapping of the aqueducts of ancient Rome on archaeology’s “final frontier”. -

Read this story here: http://www.news24.com/Technology/News/Hi-tech-explorers-map-Romes-ancient-aqueduct-20131029

 

Plans to uncover Roman baths : MORE than 40 years after they were discovered the Roman baths buried under Cathedral Green could finally become a major tourist attraction under new plans being considered. – by Anne Byrne -

Read this story here: http://www.thisisdevon.co.uk/Plans-uncover-Roman-baths/story-20045916-detail/story.html#axzz2k3INegLW

 

How Amsterdam Became A Roman City : Today, my new book on the Romans in the Low Countries (this one) was officially presented. Livius Onderwijs, my employer, organized two lectures, one on Roman Tongeren and one on Roman Velsen: a city in Belgium and a naval base in Holland. -

Read this story here: http://rambambashi.wordpress.com/2010/09/02/how-amsterdam-became-a-roman-city/

 

A Roman lamp stand : The Excavating Pitt-Rivers project has nearly finished cataloguing the Founding English archaeological material. – by Carlotta -

Read this story here: http://excavatingpittrivers.blogspot.fr/2013/11/a-roman-lamp-stand.html

 

The Archaeology News Network : Pompeii workers say wall of ancient house crumbling  -

Read this story here: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.de/2013/11/pompeii-workers-say-wall-of-ancient.html#.UnzIsG3Ca6J

 

Une magnifique sculpture romaine découverte par les archéologues à Londres : Des archéologues ont découvert une sculpture romaine en excellent état de conservation sous la forme d’un aigle tenant fermement un serpent se tordant dans son bec. La découverte a été faite sur un site dans la ville de Londres, avant la construction d’un hôtel de 16 étages. -

Read this story here: http://decouvertes-archeologiques.blogspot.fr/2013/11/une-magnifique-sculpture-romaine.html

 

Peterborough solar farm: Archaeologists unearth Roman finds : Roman pottery, evidence of a Roman settlement and “possibly Saxon” artefacts have been found at a proposed solar farm site near Peterborough. The land at Newborough is being excavated ahead of a city council decision about the solar farm plan. -

Read this story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-24835569

 

Archeologists get multi-million pound grant for Roman excavations (From Daily Echo) : RESEARCHERS at Southampton University will be at the forefront of unearthing Europe’s Roman ports after securing a multi-million pound grant. The university has been awarded £2.1 million by the European Research Council to study a large network of ports stretching from Turkey to Spain. – by Rory McKeown -

Read this story here: http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10778009.Archeologists_get_multi_million_pound_grant_for_Roman_excavations/

 

Scientists prepare to open Roman coffin found buried in field near Tamworth : The relic, discovered last week in a field six miles outside Tamworth, has been in the hands of archeologists all week and is set for the next stage. The ancient coffin, pictured where it lay buried for 1,700 years. – by Tamworth Herald -

Read this story here: http://www.tamworthherald.co.uk/Scientists-prepare-open-Roman-coffin-buried-field/story-20016564-detail/story.html

 

SPECTACULAR ROMAN EAGLE SCULPTURE FOUND IN THE MIDDLE OF LONDON : A SUPERB The preservation is so startling that the archaeologists who found it a few weeks ago at the bottom of a ditch were worried in case they had unearthed a Victorian garden ornament. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/11/spectacular-roman-eagle-sculpture-found.html

 

Roman child’s grave unearthed in countryside near Hinckley : The lead box, less than 1m long, was found by amateur treasure hunters using metal detectors on Sunday. Archaeologists exhumed the coffin yesterday (Thursday) and transported it to Warwick for detailed analysis. – by Karen Hambridge -

Read this story here: http://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/roman-childs-grave-unearthed-hinckley-6240616

 

Ancient Magician’s Curse Tablet Discovered in Jerusalem : Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavated a 1,700-year-old curse tablet from a Roman mansion in the City of David in Jerusalem. In the tablet a woman named Kyrilla curses a man named Iennys, likely over a legal case. – by Owen Jarus -

Read this story here: http://m.livescience.com/40638-ancient-curse-tablet-discovered-in-jerusalem.html

 

Religion in Roman Britain : It is notable that rather than an imposed religious system, Roman Britain experienced a unique and distinctly Romano-British phenomenon which came as the result of the merging of Roman and British cultures. – by The Baths Bloggers -

Read this story here: http://bathsbloggers.blogspot.fr/2013/10/religion-in-roman-britain.html

 

Photogrammetry on the Pompeii Quadriporticus Project : This is the seventh in a series of posts exploring 3D modeling in Mediterranean and European archaeology. For more on this project click here. We hope these papers will start a discussion either in the comments of the blog or on Twitter using the #3DMedArch hashtag. -

Read this story here: http://mediterraneanworld.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/photogrammetry-on-the-pompeii-quadriporticus-project/

 

Investigating the West Hall of the Theater at Corinth : When Hesperia arrives with a new Corinth article, it is sort of like Christmas (or maybe Columbus Day) in my household. In this most recent issue (82.3), the former director of Corinth Excavations, Charles Williams, documented his recent excavations in the northern area of the theater. -

Read this story here: http://mediterraneanworld.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/investigating-the-west-hall-of-the-theater-at-corinth/

 

Ancient Magician’s Curse Tablet Discovered in Jerusalem : Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavated a 1,700-year-old curse tablet from a Roman mansion in the City of David in Jerusalem. In the tablet a woman named Kyrilla curses a man named Iennys, likely over a legal case. – by Owen Jarus -

Read this story here: http://www.livescience.com/40638-ancient-curse-tablet-discovered-in-jerusalem.html

 

NYRblog : Roving thoughts and provocations : As crowds of visitors have been reliving an artificial version of ancient Pompeii at the British Museum, the real Pompeii is suffering visibly from age, climate change, and institutional neglect. – by Ingrid D. Rowland -

Read this story here: http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2013/oct/22/pompeii-wrong-way/

 

Roman Warfare : Over many centuries and across many territories the Romans were able to win an astonishing number of miltary victories and their success was down to several important factors. -

Read this story here: http://www.ancient.eu.com/Roman_Warfare/

 

Constantinople’s city rival during the ancient era : An ancient city located close to the Dalyan village, by the coast of the Marmara Sea in the northwestern province of Çanakkale’s Ezine district, was a rival of Constantinople and was at one point set to become the capital city of the Eastern Roman Empire. – by Haemus -

Read this story here: http://haemus.org.mk/constantinoples-city-rival-during-the-ancient-era/

 

Herod’s Tomb Revisited : Αρχαιολογία Online : Herod the Great, the king of Judea who ruled not long before the time of Jesus, seems to have eluded historians once again. – by Archaeology -

Read this story here: http://www.archaiologia.gr/en/blog/2013/10/21/herods-tomb-revisited/

 

Expo : Les Arènes De Nîmes. : Association nîmoise réunissant des passionnés d’Antiquité romaine, Carpefeuch ne pouvait manquer l’exposition que le musée archéologique consacre en ce moment aux célèbres arènes de la ville – ou plutôt à, l’amphithéâtre, abusivement désigné sous ce nom ! Sous le titre “Les arènes – by FL -

Read this story here: http://latogeetleglaive.blogspot.fr/2013/10/expo-les-arenes-de-nimes.html

 

Popular Archaeology : WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2013)—This summer, the Jezreel Valley Regional Project (JVRP) teamed up with Israeli archaeologist Yotam Tepper to expose a Roman camp just south of Tel Megiddo. The first archaeological investigation of a second-century C.E. -

Read this story here: http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/09012013/article/legio-excavations-reveal-roman-camp-of-vith-ferrata-legion-in-judea

 

Latin Language Blog : Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by in Uncategorized 1. Not everyone wore togas. Only free-born  men  were allowed to wear togas (as a sign of  citizenship), while women wore stolas. – by Brittany Britanniae -

Read this story here: http://blogs.transparent.com/latin/5-things-you-didnt-know-about-roman-fashion/

 

Legio : This summer, the Jezreel Valley Regional Project1 teamed up with Israeli archaeologist Yotam Tepper to expose a Roman camp just south of Tel Megiddo known as Legio. In this web-exclusive report, directors Matthew J. -

Read this story here: http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/biblical-archaeology-sites/legio/

 

Aquileia & Grado: The Roman port and the sun city : Aquileia on the Adriatic coast, north of Venice, was an important Roman city, dating back to 181 AC. Grado, a few kilometres away, is a group of about 90 islands, was used as the port of Aquileia. Rich with history, it is one of the most picturesque places in the region. – by sunil deepak -

Read this story here: http://yatra-diary.blogspot.fr/2013/10/aquileia-grado-roman-port-and-sun-city.html

 

‘One Day on Pompeii’ arrives in November at Franklin Institute : Wall-sized frescos were preserved when Mount Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the city of Pompeii. They are now part of a new exhibit, “One Day In Pompeii,” opening on Nov. 9 at the Franklin Institute. On August 24, 79 A.D. -

Read this story here: http://www.delconewsnetwork.com/articles/2013/10/15/entertainment/doc525c7940abfbb420282197.txt

 

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: October 16 : HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum decimum Kalendas Novembres. MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today’s legend shows Bellerophon Fighting the Chimera; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here. – by Laura Gibbs -

Read this story here: http://bestlatin.blogspot.fr/2013/10/latin-proverbs-and-fables-round-up_16.html

 

An ancient Roman triumphal arch in Reims (France) and the widest arch in the Roman world : The Porte Mars is an ancient Roman triumphal arch in Reims, France. It dates from the third century AD, and was the widest arch in the Roman world. -

Read this story here: http://followinghadrian.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/picture-of-the-week-the-porte-mars-an-ancient-roman-triumphal-arch-in-reims-france-and-the-widest-arch-in-the-roman-world/

 

KING ARTHUR, ARTHURIAN LEGEND AND THE SARMATIANS – PART II : Left:  Sarmatian  sword  with  the  distinctive  ring-type  handle  ending. A  leather strap  was  probably  tied  in  the  ring  and  in  the  hand  of  the  warrior  as  well,  in  order  to  prevent  the  loss  of  the  sword  during  combat. – by the  Dutch -

Read this story here: http://periklisdeligiannis.wordpress.com/2013/10/15/king-arthur-arthurian-legend-and-the-sarmatians-part-ii/

 

Who Built the Cardo in Jerusalem? : On the sixth-century C.E. Madaba map, the Jerusalem Cardo, the city’s main street, can be seen running from the Damascus Gate through the middle of the city. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre lies along the Cardo at the center of the city. – by Robin Ngo -

Read this story here: http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/jerusalem/who-built-the-nea-church-and-the-cardo-in-jerusalem/

 

Was Cleopatra beautiful and should we care? : I got into an interesting discussion on Twitter earlier which I thought I’d mention here rather than trying to work through complex issues in 140 characters or less! Earlier today, I re-tweeted a link to an article from Heritage Daily on whether or not Cleopatra was beautiful. – by Juliette -

Read this story here: http://popclassicsjg.blogspot.fr/2013/10/was-cleopatra-beautiful-and-should-we.html

 

An American in King Herod’s Court : MASADA, Israel — This ancient fortress, towering above the lunar landscape on the shores of the Dead Sea, is many things to many people: natural treasure, archaeological wonder, national icon. For Eitan Campbell, Masada is all that and more — it is home. Mr. – by ARIEL DAVID -

Read this story here: http://travel.nytimes.com/2013/10/10/travel/In-Israel-an-Americans-Passion-for-Masada.html

 

Oplontis Part II : A long corridor stretches to the other end of the villa- the rooms here are decorated in a different style of painting where the solid columns melt into thin lines that eerily resemble the Indian Kutthuvilakku lamps. -

Read this story here: http://optimusmaximusadventurous.wordpress.com/2013/10/13/oplontis-part-ii/

 

Popular Archaeology : LOS ANGELES—Buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79, an over-life-size bronze portrait of Tiberius (ruled A.D. 14–37) was discovered in 1741, during the first years of excavation at Herculaneum. – by Authors -

Read this story here: http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/09012013/article/getty-villa-examines-life-and-legacy-of-roman-emperor-tiberius

 

KING ARTHUR, ARTHURIAN LEGEND AND THE SARMATIANS – PART I : In  AD  175  ,  the  Roman  emperor  Marcus  Aurelius  settled  thousands  of  Sarmatian  cavalry  mercenaries  in  Britain.  Two  centuries  later,  the  Western  Roman  Empire  withdrew  her  troops  from  the  island. -

Read this story here: http://periklisdeligiannis.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/king-arthur-arthurian-legend-and-the-sarmatians-part-i/

 

Why did Salvian place the name of “Timothy” at the head of his “Ad Ecclesiam” at Roger Pearse : Why did Salvian place the name of “Timothy” at the head of his “Ad Ecclesiam” I have been posting about Salvian of Marseilles, his early work Ad Ecclesiam (ca. – by Roger Pearse -

Read this story here: http://www.roger-pearse.com/weblog/2013/10/12/why-did-salvian-place-the-name-of-timothy-at-the-head-of-his-ad-ecclesiam/

 

Colosseum Renovations Set To Begin, Rome Attraction Covered In Scaffolding (PHOTOS) : The Colosseum in Rome is sporting a scaffolded look this fall while awaiting renovations to its exterior. Work recently began on a three-year project that will clean the site, rebuild the exterior arches and reportedly open 25 percent more of the Colosseum’s tunnels and cages to tourists. – by Suzy Strutner -

Read this story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/12/colosseum-renovations-scaffolding-photos_n_4078012.html

 

GERMAN SCIENTISTS ARE AFRAID TO DECANT THIS BOTTLE OF ANCIENT ROMAN RED WINE : SCIENTISTS in Germany would love to decant a bottle of Ancient Roman red wine which has been aging for more than 1,600 years … but they are afraid to open the bottle. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/10/german-scientists-are-afraid-to-decant.html

 

Engendering Roman Military Spaces : AWOL is a project of Charles E. Jones, Tombros Librarian for Classics and Humanities at the Pattee Library, Penn State University AWOL began with a series of entries under the heading AWOL on the Ancient World Bloggers Group Blog. I moved it to its own space here beginning in 2009. – by Charles Jones -

Read this story here: http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.fr/2013/10/engendering-roman-military-spaces.html

 

Engraved Penises Reveal Birth of Italian City : Two penises engraved on a 2,000 year old stone may shed light on the foundation of the city of Aosta in northern Italy, revealing its deep connection with the Roman emperor Augustus. Named Augusta Praetoria Salassorum by the Romans — who captured it from the local Salassi people in 25 B.C. – by Rossella Lorenzi -

Read this story here: http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/engraved-penises-reveal-birth-date-of-italian-city-131003.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

 

Finishing a 3D, 2,000 year-old Roman jigsaw puzzle: the Hallaton helmet unveiled : This morning a rare and extraordinary Roman helmet was shown in public for the first time since it was buried 2,000 years ago. -

Read this story here: http://blog.britishmuseum.org/2012/01/10/finishing-a-3d-2000-year-old-roman-jigsaw-puzzle-the-hallaton-helmet-unveiled/

 

“The Eighth Wonder of the World” : ARCHAEOLOGISTS have unearthed what they described as the “largest” and most “exquisite” Roman capital at the site in Western Turkey of the Kyzikos Hadrian Temple … a colossal temple which the Ancient Romans considered “The Eighth Wonder of the World. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/10/biggest-roman-column-capital-found-at.html

 

Popular Archaeology : It was a bit like shades of Jurassic Park — but this was about plants, not animals. And it was real — nothing fictional about this. – by Authors -

Read this story here: http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/09012013/article/ancient-date-palm-tree-flourishes-again

 

Greeks hope to save ancient road on subway site : When a brand-new subway system hits an ancient road, surely something has to give. – by COSTAS KANTOURIS -

Read this story here: http://phys.org/news/2013-10-greeks-ancient-road-subway-site.html

 

Life before death : As we wait for the cappuccino to arrive at the Italian restaurant of a Cuffe Parade hotel, Paul Roberts scans the map of Italy inscribed on the menu. With a fork he points to the southern part of Naples. “That’s Herculaneum at the tip of the sea. -

Read this story here: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-10-06/people/42763089_1_frescoes-pompeii-british-museum

 

Podcastellum 4: Lorica Segmentata: The Roman Spitfire? : Delivered on 23rd September 2013 in Caerleon, Gwent, this was The Caerleon Annual Birthday Lecture. There is a certain ‘from the lavatory next door’ quality to the audio, but some might say that lends it an earthy grittiness. Others might just find it unlistenable. – by Mike Bishop -

Read this story here: http://perlineamvalli.wordpress.com/2013/10/05/podcastellum-4-lorica-segmentata-the-roman-spitfire/

 

A brief Detour from Pompeii to Oplontis : Visiting Poppea’s Villa Emperor Nero is probably one of the most recognised names from Roman history- famed to have been fiddling around during the great fire of Rome in 64 AD. -

Read this story here: http://optimusmaximusadventurous.wordpress.com/2013/10/06/a-brief-detour-from-pompeii-to-oplontis/

 

Honor, Citizenship, and Philippians : It is remarkable that the issue of Paul’s citizenship first arises in Philippi in Acts 16.  Citizenship was not common in the first century, not everyone was guaranteed the privilege of being a citizen of the Empire.  In 28 B.C. there were approximately 4. -

Read this story here: http://readingacts.wordpress.com/2013/10/06/honor-citizenship-and-philippians-2/

 

Workshop: Ancient Corinth and Roman City Planning : The Dickinson College Department of Classical Studies will sponsor a full day Saturday Workshop of interest to teachers and students of the classical world and of archaeology. Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tome Hall Room 115. – by Chris Francese -

Read this story here: http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2013/10/03/workshop-ancient-corinth-and-roman-city-planning/

 

Enormous rock found in a Chichester flowerbed could be the ‘head’ of Roman Emperor Trajan : The ‘Bosham Head’ has remained a mystery since it was discovered in a Chichester flowerbed over 200 years ago Archaeologists at Bournemouth University used 3D laser scans to pick out facial features and a distinctive hairstyle to identify Emperor Trajan The statue was set up by Trajan’s successo – by Sarah Griffiths -

Read this story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2442519/Bosham-Head-statue-Roman-Emperor-Trajan-3D-scans-suggest.html

 

Battle of Rusokastro – Bulgarians vs. Byzantines : The Battle of Rusokastro occurred on July 18, 1332 near the village of Rusokastro, Bulgaria, between the armies of the Bulgarian Empire and Byzantine Empire. The result was a Bulgarian victory. – by Gary -

Read this story here: http://byzantinemilitary.blogspot.fr/2013/10/battle-of-rusokastro-bulgarians-vs.html

 

ROMAN SKULLS UNEARTHED DEEP BENEATH MODERN LONDON : CLUSTERS of Roman skulls have been discovered deep below London’s Liverpool Street by construction workers digging a new rail route through the British capital. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/10/roman-skulls-unearthed-deep-beneath.html

 

Roma Aeterna: Cartography, Propaganda, and Mussolini’s Rome : Those tourists in Rome are not that far off–particularly when they guess Agrippa or Augustus. Julius Caesar had originally commissioned Greek geographers to map the world, but when he met an untimely death, he did not live to see it. The job of creating a world map fell then to Marcus Agrippa. – by SARAH E. BOND -

Read this story here: http://phdiva.blogspot.fr/2013/09/roma-aeterna-cartography-propaganda-and.html

 

Ancient remains found at Doncaster market place site : Anglo-Saxon and Roman remains are to be unearthed in the very heart of Doncaster town centre. Tantalisingly for local history lovers, the remains are expected to include whole buildings from the Anglo-Saxon period. -

Read this story here: http://www.southyorkshiretimes.co.uk/news/local/ancient-remains-found-at-doncaster-market-place-site-1-6099858

 

Huge Chichester stone could be head of Roman Emperor Nero, say archaeologists : A 26-stone head found in a flower bed in a Hampshire vicarage garden could represent Nero, the rarely-glimpsed Emperor whose first century rule over the Roman Empire began when he was a 14-year-old. -

Read this story here: http://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/time/roman/art452642

 

An Eye under the Rust? : In my last Vindolanda expedition I did not find much fascinating stuff. Luck of the draw sometimes, I was in interesting areas but the the artifacts were elsewhere. I was reduced to furrowing my brow over twisty nails and odd bits of rusted lumps. – by Tacitus -

Read this story here: http://detritusofempire.blogspot.fr/2013/09/an-eye-under-rust.html

 

Where the Druids used to gather : When the field south of Finchmead Lane was excavated in 1907, the large building revealed (measuring 140ft by 52 ft with wings off rooms) had been identified with a villa, similar to other such villas found in the area (including at Colemore and Liss), built by the Celts under Roman rule. – by Archaeology -

Read this story here: http://www.archaiologia.gr/en/blog/2013/09/30/roman-ruins-could-have-been-a-temple/

 

Classical Archaeology News : 2500-Year-Old Horse Remains in Bulgaria Suggest… : Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a Thracian carriage and two horses that appear to have been buried upright. The chariot and horse skeletons are 2,500-years-old and were discovered in the village of Svestari in north-east Bulgaria. -

Read this story here: http://archaeology.tumblr.com/post/62638824629/2500-year-old-horse-remains-in-bulgaria-suggest

 

Antinous, Son of…? : I often look at the search term that people use to find my blog, and some of them can be rather intriguing. In the last week, at some stage, someone used the search phrase of “Antinous son of Aphrodite” in order to find this blog, which I find intriguing for a number of reasons. – by aediculaantinoi -

Read this story here: http://aediculaantinoi.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/antinous-son-of/

 

MARYPORT SETTLEMENT DIG REVEALS ROMAN BUILDINGS, ROAD : AN eight-week dig at the British Roman settlement site at Maryport has revealed the remains of six buildings, including at least one shop, and a Roman road. The town was first established in around 122 AD at the western end of Hadrian’s Wall. – by Hernestus -

Read this story here: http://antinousgaygod.blogspot.fr/2013/09/maryport-settlement-dig-reveals-roman.html

 

In conversation: Andrew Johnston on digging up Roman history : Last summer, archaeologists from the University of Michigan, Yale, and other institutions digging at a site near Rome known as Gabii unearthed a monument that dates back 300 years before the Coliseum. – by Elizabeth Connolly Martell -

Read this story here: http://news.yale.edu/2013/09/26/conversation-andrew-johnston-digging-roman-history

 

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