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Day 2 in Pompeii

Hmm, we had hoped at the cl0se of the workday, yesterday, that today would run a bit smoother.  Well, we were off to another “slow” start.  The drawing team did not get it’s first assignment until after 10:30.  Apparently, the … Continue reading

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A day in an ancient Roman lamp factory

While it took a while to get started today–the PI’s spent several hours discussing the various attributes of the structure–we began and ended our day working in an ancient lamp factory, adjacent gardens and shop. My team (Anne and Joseph) … Continue reading

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Finally, the Internet!

Saturday: Sleep in, find cappuccino, pay respects to the “Fugitives” in the garden, walk through forum, go find gelato, jump in pool, La Lanterna in Sorrento for dinner. Today: sleep until 10:00, realize you’ve missed breakfast, find alternate cappuccino, help unload project storage room, take train to Sorrento again… Welcome to the Pompeii Food and Drink Project 2009. Continue reading

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Last Day in Pompeii

Just finished up my last day of work on the project. I take a train up to Roma in the morning. The collapsable villa didn’t collapse! The garden was incredible, even being surrounded by scaffolding. They’ve reconstructed the upper floor … Continue reading

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Che Caldo!!!

Today we mapped the underground kitchen for the restaurant we looked at yesterday and we stumbled into a room with an intact horse skeleton. It is all assembled and placed on a platform. The stable boy however, was unceremoniously piled in a corner… Continue reading

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