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Archaeology of the Mediterranean

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...

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,...

Has proof been uncovered that an aqueduct south of Pompeii could be Roman? Enthusiasm and skepticism about the “Acquedotto Quisisana”

By Ted O’Neill* The true history of the Agerola-Quisisana aqueduct near Pompeii and Sorrento may soon be revealed according to local historian Angelo Acampora and...

The Roman “Cocciopesto” and the “Acquedotto Quisisana”

by Ted O'Neill Cocciopesto is a waterproof building material used as a wall-covering and a floor-covering in water tanks and aqueducts.   It is commonly confused...

Historical Aqueducts in the Bay of Naples

by Ted O'Neill The most important historical aqueduct system in the Bay of Naples was the Serino aqueduct built by M. V. Agrippa probably between...

Nora, an Archaeological Investigation of the Punic and Phoenician Mediterranean – A VIDEO DOCUMENTARY

Nora is a large, open-air research site offering interesting insights into archaeology and bioculture. The material evidence in the Phoenician and Punic necropolis located...

Volterra, the lost Roman Amphitheatre ”. Five years of excavations, a VIDEO DOCUMENTARY (English subtitles)

For five years, excavations have been underway in the ‘lost’ Roman amphitheatre of Volterra. ArchaeoReporter could not have chosen a better location for its...

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