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Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:09 pm

We went to Greece last Summer and seeing Delphi was amazing, and we went to Turkey just to see Ephesus. I adored it.
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Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:11 am

Roman temple dedicated to the Capitoline Triad (Jupiter Optimus Maximus, Juno Regina, and Minerva Augusta), c. 166-67 AD. The capitol of Dougga, Tunisia.

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Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:45 am

arnorrian wrote:
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What is pictured here?
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Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:38 am

@Ginger2778 The Acropolis of Athens, with Parthenon behind the crane, and Athens in the background. The whole site is under restoration. You can see the new white marble.

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Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:55 pm

Good video about the siege of Jerusalem.
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Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:20 pm

Relief from the facade of the tomb of Darius the Great near Persepolis. It shows Darius lifted on high by the peoples of his empire.

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Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:14 pm

This TV show ran in Britain for 20 years. Even if you don't find archaeology exciting, this is. Such a cast of eccentric scientists, mavens - and Tony.

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Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:37 pm

Tony? I see only Baldrick.
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:59 am

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Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:27 am

Love that villa - thank you!!
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:09 pm

Roman mosaic from the baths (termae) of Setifis (now Setif, Algeria), showing the triumphal return of god Bacchus from conquering India.

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Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:08 pm

Roman dishes reconstructed according to recipes by Apicius and Pliny, served at the Viminacium archaeological center, here in Serbia.

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Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:32 pm

Wow, they really did eat well, didn't they? Looks very delicious!!!
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Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:52 am

That's fantastic! What a way to discover ancient culture! My eyes enjoyed eating those dishes.
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Sat May 02, 2020 4:58 am

Late Roman hat found in Egypt, dated to around 500 c.e.

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In mid-first century CE Marcus Nigidius Vaccula donated 3 bronze benches and a bronze brazier heater to the tepidarium (warm room) of Pompeii's public baths.

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Sat May 02, 2020 9:15 am

What is that last picture?
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Sat May 02, 2020 9:23 am

That hat would not look out of place even today!
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Sat May 02, 2020 9:45 am

Nan6b wrote:
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Tepidarium (warm room) of the termae (public baths) in Pompeii. The bronze brazier and benches were found on that spot, covered in Vesuvius's ash.
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Sat May 16, 2020 10:29 am

The whole documentary on YouTube.

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