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The Forum Granaries at Pompeii. The Secrets of Ancient Trade in the Amphorae of Via dell’Abbondanza – VIDEO

The ancient Forum Granaries at Pompeii are open to the public for the first time in July and August 2021 (Prior booking is recommended)....

“Live” at the Archaeological Excavation of Poggio del Molino. A Roman Coastal Settlement in Tuscany – VIDEO

Poggio del Molino (Piombino, Italy) is a Roman settlement of an extraordinarily unique character located in one of the most beautiful areas of the...

Conflict Archaeology on the Sea: The Mercure Shipwreck at the National Museum of Marine Archaeology at Caorle (Venice, Italy)

Marine archaeology (the inspiration behind the national museum at Caorle, Venice) represents a mixture of chance and methodology, intentionality and happenstance, and of layers...

Art and archaeology trafficking in 2020, over half a million stolen artifacts recovered by Carabinieri in Italy and abroad

It has been the annus horribilis of our time. Nevertheless, not even the Covid has stopped the "beauty thieves". In 2020, the three hundred...

The Forgotten WWI Trenches of Lake Garda: preservation efforts using both conflict and public archaeology

It was considered to be an immobile front, not only due to the geographical advantages of the Alto Garda. The Dosso Merlo WWI trenches...

El Alamein, conflict archaeology to save the battlefield about to disappear

The El Alamein Project is an exhaustive reconnaissance of the original locations where the battles of El Alamein took place in 1942, making it...

Roman Aqueducts: Locating the Second ‘Chiocciola’ of the Aqua Virgo in Rome

A spiral staircase of the Aqua Virgo lies completely obscured beneath Villa Borghese and the busy “Muro Torto” road and looks very similar to...

The castle and museums of Scarlino: from the Bronze Age to Medieval archaeology – WATCH VIDEO

The Scarlino castle was erected as a defence mechanism against invaders from the sea. It was first controlled by the town of Pisa, before...

Crossroads and Fountains, the Not-So-Secret life of Pompeii – Two Researches Throw Light on the “Archaeology of Everyday Life”

By Ted O'Neill Leading-edge Pompeii researcher Matthew Selheimer chaired a symposium at the Archaeological Institute of America’s annual meeting, (the AIA) talking about the fountains,...

Deciphering the Linear Elamite – A highway to understand the Proto-Elamite writing

Is the deciphering of the Linear Elamite writing sistem, by the French orientalist François Desset with Kambiz Tabibzadeh, Matthieu Kervran and Gian Pietro Basello,...

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