FREE PUBLIC LECTURES – ALL ARE WELCOME.Saturday, 9th October 1:30pm.UWA Arts Building, Alexander Lecture Theatre. Sacking Rome: From Brennus to Bonaparte– David Kennedy.One of the most famous – and shocking, … Continue reading
We have two sets of lectures coming up. This Saturday, 17th February 2018 1:30 – c. 4:30pm, Emeritus Professor David Kennedy will be presenting two lectures on cites of the … Continue reading
A Latni inscription commemorating the Emperor Hadrian has been discovered in Jerusalem. “To the Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus, son of the deified Traianus Parthicus, grandson of the deified Nerva, … Continue reading
Basel, Switzerland – Heat wave in June – ICAANE conference and a Roman Site. By a spouse attending with her husband! Flew into Basel airport – seemed to be … Continue reading
The Roman Archaeology Group lectures for April 2014 are now available to view on our YouTube channel. Two stimulating talks were kindly given. Winthrop Professor John Melville-Jones presented a lecture … Continue reading
Emperor Claudius in Pharaonic Style A ancient stone carving of Claudius dressed in the manner of an Egyptian Pharaoh.
Some upsetting news from Italy. Part of ancient Pompeii fresco in Italy chiselled off by thieves “Thieves in Italy have stolen part of an ancient fresco from the ruins of … Continue reading
Empowering Local Women at the Archaeological Site of Umm el-Jimal An article that features images from APAAME, a project based right here at UWA (and now also at Oxford University). … Continue reading
Adopt a Roman coin at Corinium Museum in Cirencester THE Corinium Museum in Cirencester is giving people the chance to adopt a Roman coin after around 1,500 of them were … Continue reading
MEGA-Jordan MEGA-Jordan is a purpose-built geographic information system (GIS) to inventory and manage archaeology sites at a national level. It has been developed using state-of-the-art technology and requires no more … Continue reading
Herculaneum Conservation Project The Herculaneum Conservation Project has some stunning 3D virtual tours of sites in the ancient town.
Vaulted Corridors Discovered in Turkey Vaulted corridors, most likely used by servants working in Metropolis’ Roman baths have been discovered in Turkey.
An Imperial Underworld Fascinating article on ‘Archaeology’ about the tunnel network recently discovered beneath Hadrian’s Villa. This should invite a bit of interpretation and, no doubt, debate, on how the … Continue reading
Activists fight to preserve Beirut’s Roman heritage From the BBC: “Lebanese activists are resisting a government decision to allow construction of luxury homes over nearly 2,000-year-old ruins believed to be … Continue reading