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LAST SUPPER IN POMPEII

LAST SUPPER IN POMPEI From Art World An Ancient Fast Food Restaurant in PompeiI That Served Honey-Roasted Rodents Is Now Open to the Public Visitors can see the frescoes that adorned the “thermopolium,” as the restaurant would have been called. Sarah Cascone, August 13, 2021 Archaeologists studying the Roman city of Pompeii recently discovered a […]

ROMAN ROAD IN VENICE LAGOON

An ancient Roman road may lie beneath Venice’s lagoon, researchers say Team using sonar technology have found evidence of structures and settlements on the seafloor GARRY SHAW 22nd July 2021 15:01 BST A rendering of the Roman Road (left) in the Treporti Channel of the Venice Lagoon, made on the basis of the multibeam data, […]

ROMAN COLOSSEUM

From: NEWSMUSEUMS & HERITAGE – THE ART NEWSPAPER ‘The Colosseum is the last thing I would spend money on’: experts angry over plans for €15m floor at Italy’s most famous site Archaeologists object to covering the amphitheatre’s unique underground space and point to more vital restoration projects in the country JAMES IMAM 10th May 2021 […]

Lost city of Luxor

NEWSANTIQUITIES & ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian archaeologist uncover ‘lost golden city of Luxor’  The 3,000-year-old site is remarkable preserved, with pottery, daily tools and human remains found among its intact walls WALLACE LUDEL9th April 2021 20:01 BSTMORE ARCHAEOLOGISTS HAVE UNEARTHED THE SITE OF A LARGE CITY IN GOOD CONDITION, WITH ALMOST COMPLETE WALLS, AND WITH ROOMS “FILLED […]

World’s Oldest Brewery

Art World Archaeologists Have Discovered What May Be the World’s Oldest Brewery, Built for Ancient Egyptian Kings The brewery was excavated in a royal graveyard. Sarah Cascone, February 16, 2021 Archaeologists have discovered what may be the world’s oldest beer factory, according to Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, which made the announcement on Facebook. A team led […]

HADRIAN’S BREAKFAST

Art World Archaeologists Have Found the Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Palatial Breakfast Chamber, Where He Dined Before Servants on a Marble Throne The emperor started each day with an impressive display of power. Caroline Goldstein, February 10, 2021 Archaeologists working at the sprawling 200-acre site of Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli have discovered a breakfast room where the Roman emperor […]

OLIVES FOR ANCIENT EATING

Jonathan Laden  February 08, 2021 in Biblical Archaeology Society The earliest signs that olives were produced to be eaten, from 6,600 years ago, have been found off Haifa’s coast. At the Hishulei Carmel excavation site under the Mediterranean sea, researchers have foundtwo oval stone structures containing thousands of well-preserved olive pits. Because the pits were mostly whole, not […]

MUMMIES WITH GOLD TONGUES

Archaeologists Have Unearthed 2,000-Year-Old Mummies With Gold Tongues at an Ancient Temple in Egypt The archaeologist who made the discovery is also searching for Cleopatra’s tomb at the same site. Brian Boucher, February 3, 2021 ARTWORLD Ancient Egyptians often buried their dead with objects that might help them in their journey to the afterlife, such as […]

TEFAF 2021

TEFAF MAASTRICHT 2021September 11 – 19, 2021 THE UPDATED FAIR SCHEDULEIt’s with great pleasure that we announce an updated fair schedule. The Foundation is committed to navigating the year ahead safely and responsibly whilst ensuring that we continue with TEFAF’s signature fair experience. It is therefore that TEFAF Maastricht 2021 will run in-person from September 11 – 19, 2021. Simultaneously, TEFAF […]