Roman Archaeology Group

Perth, Western Australia

Latin Inscription Found in Jerusalem

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

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Basel, Switzerland – Heat wave in June

  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

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Watch RAG April Lectures Online

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

May 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Emperor Claudius in Pharaonic Style

Emperor Claudius in Pharaonic Style A ancient stone carving of Claudius dressed in the manner of an Egyptian Pharaoh.

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Part of ancient Pompeii fresco in Italy chiselled off by thieves

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

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Empowering Local Women at the Archaeological Site of Umm el-Jimal

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

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adopt a Roman coin at Corinium Museum in Cirencester

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

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

MEGA-Jordan

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

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Herculaneum Conservation Project

Herculaneum Conservation Project The Herculaneum Conservation Project has some stunning 3D virtual tours of sites in the ancient town.

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vaulted Corridors Discovered in Turkey

Vaulted Corridors Discovered in Turkey Vaulted corridors, most likely used by servants working in Metropolis’ Roman baths have been discovered in Turkey.

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Imperial Underworld

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

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Activists fight to preserve Beirut’s Roman heritage

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

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment