• Roman villa with large mosaic found in Spain

    Updated: 2021-03-25 03:02:36
    The remains of a grand Roman estate with a large floor mosaic has been unearthed in the town of Rus in southern Spain. Found in the El Altillo neighborhood, the villa was in use between the first and fifth centuries, with the bulk of the construction documented thus far dating to the fourth century. The […]

  • New virtual tours of 8 Rome museums

    Updated: 2021-03-21 03:12:00
    Eight of Rome’s civic museums are offering new virtual tours. Available in Italian and English, to tours allow visitors to explore the museums floor-by-floor, in aerial views, through video, audio and information panels. It’s a curated approach. Select objects on display and important features of the museums themselves are highlighted. You navigate by clicking on […]

  • Massive shellfish feast on Orkney dated to 5th-6th c.

    Updated: 2021-03-17 03:38:00
    A pit filled with ancient shells at The Cairns site in South Ronaldsay, Orkney, has been radiocarbon dated to the 5th or 6th century. The Iron Age community at the site cooked 18,637 shellfish in the pit, ate them, and then threw the shells back in, all in one massive clambake. That’s more than half […]

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