The finding of such a large number of document seals is a window into daily life in the Roman city of Doliche in modern-day Turkey.
Contemporaries of Emperor Elagabalus describe the ruler’s preference for being called “lady.”
Via Triumphalis is now accessible through a new separate entrance at the Vatican Museums’ Santa Rosa gate.
21-year-old Luke Farritor identified the first word in a scroll that was buried in mud and ash during the 79 CE eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
The new finds give more detailed insight into the lives of enslaved Roman community members prior to the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
The flatbread likely had spices, pesto, and fruit. (all photos courtesy Archaeological Park of Pompeii) Italy may be famous for its pizza, but Ancient Romans never had a chance to have a slice. And yet, on a frescoed wall in Pompeii, archaeologists have uncovered what appears to be an early relative of the ubiquitous food: […]
The discovery of a skeleton and medical tools sheds light on the relationship between doctors and metal artisans in antiquity.
Underwater altars were found off the coast of Pozzuoli near Naples.
In Colchester, the first Ancient Roman city in Britain, you can now tell your friends to “meet you at the mosaic.”
Familiar tales of Greek and Roman mythology abound in the latest chapter of the cult series.
For 40 years, the 2nd-century wooden object was considered a sewing and knitting tool.
A new book uses graphic design as a way to tell the story of Roman conquests, economy, and culture.