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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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Mind Your Finger,

I knew it would happen, just not so soon. Toni moves quickly and quietly. I pulled a large amphorae shoulder fragment out of the tub this afternoon. My eyes were immediately drawn to an “alpha” epigraph… Continue reading

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Hail Iupiter!!

Today I did something I have wanted to do from the first moment I set foot inside the walls of ancient Pompeii 7 years ago – I walked up the steps into the temple of the Capitolium at the head of the Pompeii Forum and stood in front of the statue of Iupiter Optimus Maximus (Jupiter Biggest and Best)… Continue reading

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