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For hundreds of years, the Anio Novus aqueduct carried water 87 km (54 miles) from the Aniene River of the Apennine Mountains down into Rome. Built between AD 38 and 52, scholars continue to struggle to determine how much water the Anio Novus supplied to the Eternal City—until now.
This is a review of the Ancient Lives: New Discoveries exhibit at the British Museum until November 30th, 2014.
The use of data to analyse broader perspectives is not a straightforward process. Unpublished excavation reports, specialist reports, archaeological databases and theses comprise the
The paper aims at presenting technology and automation advances in the ancient Greek World, offering evidence that feedback control as a discipline dates back more than twenty five centuries.
The central role which food plays in all human societies means that food impinges on many aspects of culture. Since archaeology is concerned with ancient culture, ancient food provision seems a natural area to explore. To date, most work has concentrated on raw resources and subsistence, but archaeologists have recently begun to explore food and its relation to culture much more widely.
The sun played such an important role in the life of Ancient Egyptians, particularly in their religion that it is surprising that there is virtually no mention of solar eclipses in ancient records from the Nile valley.
I had long wanted to follow in the tracks of the chariots on a journey to the ends of the ancient Roman world to discover something of modern-day Libya.