Roman Archaeology Group

Perth, Western Australia


Applications are invited for a Don Boyer/ Roman Archaeology Group Travel Scholarship. The Scholarship will normally be for a sum of up to $5,000 towards the cost of travel from … Continue reading

March 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

RAG Lectures, 29th January 2022.

FREE PUBLIC LECTURES Saturday, 29th January 2022.1:30 – 4:00 pmN.B. These will be at the Social Science Lecture Theatre (opposite the Japanese pond, see below for map).“The Roman Army in … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · 5 Comments

Saturday, 9th October. Roman Archaeology Group Lectures.

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

September 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

February and March lectures

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

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 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