Ancient Rome

The Casa della Regina Carolina Project, focused on an imperial Roman home in Pompeii, seeks to rework many aspects of how we view Roman life, but the team’s current goals are to examine how people of…
We all need water. No matter where, no matter when, human life cannot survive without it. This has been made acutely and painfully apparent across large swaths of the globe this summer as human-…
Of the famous ‘Big Seven’ ancient wonders, the Pyramids of Giza are the only monuments that remain extant. The others, such as the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, now only exist as foundations and…
Up until the late nineteenth century, Rome’s forum—the political center of the ancient Roman world and now one of the most visited sites in the city—was still hidden, buried under meters of debris…
In ancient Rome, bathing was a staple, not a luxury. Bath buildings are one of the most frequently encountered types of structure at archeological sites across the Roman world, from the Middle East…