Tag Archives: Hadrian

Today’s Photo: The Pantheon at Night

Built by Marcus Agrippa in 27 BC, on the Campus Martius (Field of Mars), the original Pantheon burned during a large fire in 80 AD.  Soon after the fire, it was rebuilt by Domitian, only to be burned again in … Continue reading

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New Adventures!

For the next 2 1/2 weeks I’ll be posting from Roma and then Pompeii!  I am returning for a third year to work with the Pompeii Food and Drink Project in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.   After a few … Continue reading

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The Toxic Avenger

Today was, for some inexplicable reason, the dirtiest day we’ve had. It may be due in part to the fact that they’ve upped the acid content in the first bath. Apparently we aren’t moving fast enough… Continue reading

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It’s Friday? When did that happen?

We were writing tags on the crates today and half of us thought it was Thursday! I can’t believe I’ve been here almost a week. We are moving down in the trench in 20cm levels – two meters down and … Continue reading

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Martedi!

We found a tile from a mosaic floor today, along with a clamshell and an amphorae base with the name Marini scratched into it. Lots of painted graffiti in the level we opened up – Hadrian was in power at the time… Continue reading

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