Archeology

Food + Wine
by cynthialpchaplin | Mon, 09/27/2021 - 12:04
Sustainable architecture is a subject that has been steadily gaining in interest and prominence over the past several years. This development is particularly…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/16/2021 - 03:11
The remains of an ancient Roman road and dock have been discovered at the bottom of the Venice lagoon. The discovery is important because it suggests that…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 08/26/2021 - 08:52
Pompeii never stops surprising, as Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini put it when commenting on the latest extraordinary discovery at Italy’s most…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/04/2021 - 12:05
Everybody knows Pompeii, and yes, if you’re in the southern Italian region of Campania, it would be hard not to go see it, but be aware that Campania has many…
Travel
by phoebejessicahunt | Tue, 07/20/2021 - 02:33
The latest trend in “Astrotourism” across Italy has thankfully got nothing to do with the rather exclusive million-dollar space travel being touted by Elon…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/25/2021 - 04:47
With a year’s delay due to the pandemic, the Domus Aurea, emperor Nero’s opulent residence in the heart of ancient Rome, reopens with an exceptional immersive…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 06/01/2021 - 12:57
It’s the ultimate collection of Greek-Roman classical sculpture: the Torlonia Collection in Rome is considered the most prestigious private collection of…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/27/2021 - 03:58
Six fragments of frescoes dating from the first century AD that had been stolen from the archeological park of Pompeii have been returned to the site, the art…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Mon, 05/03/2021 - 16:30
For the residents of an ancient Etruscan settlement, any time the Romans came to town, it could only mean bad news. That’s because, starting in the fourth…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/25/2021 - 06:40
A lost mosaic belonging to Roman emperor Caligula has been unveiled and put on display at the Italian museum in Nemi, Lazio, where it was supposedly kept…