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The ten most infuriating phrases that Journalists use about Archaeologists AND Archaeologists use about themselves or each other

by Ted O'Neill Last week Angelo wrote the definitive top ten of phrases that infuriate an Italian archaeologist, so I thought I’d give it a...

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...

The San Galgano Abbey in Tuscany, an Archaeological Project

The San Galgano Abbey in Tuscany may be a picturesque depiction of the Middle Ages. However, there is much more to be learned about...

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...

Deciphering Linear Elamite, the world’s oldest phonetic writing system. Watch a sneak preview of how to translate these inscriptions

Linear Elamite is the oldest pure phonetic writing system known to history (i.e.completely without any logogrammatic notation). It was deciphered by French researcher, François...

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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