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Resources to archaeological sites and museums of the Ancient World. Info on exhibitions & lectures.
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10 Most Spectacular Ancient Roman Temples | Touropia

10 Most Spectacular Ancient Roman Temples | Touropia | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

"An overview of the most amazing ancient Roman temples that can found during a ancient Roman tour around the Mediterranean."

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Archaeological site of the day: The Roman Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria - a set on Flickr

Archaeological site of the day: The Roman Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria - a set on Flickr | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it



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Event: The Great Roman Games, Nimes, France (April 28th and 29th 2012)

Event: The Great Roman Games, Nimes, France (April 28th and 29th 2012) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

"In April 2012, an unseen gathering of the roman antiquity in France. Gladiator fights, parades, entertainment shows, roman tent camps, theme visits and much more… Live at the roman age for the time of a week-end!"

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Exhibition: Sagalassos, City of Dreams (Gallo-Romeins Museum, Tongeren, Belgium)

Exhibition: Sagalassos, City of Dreams (Gallo-Romeins Museum, Tongeren, Belgium) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

‘Sagalassos, City of Dreams’ is a dream of an exhibition. Like Sagalassos, it is ambitious and, like Sagalassos, it takes you off the beaten track."

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Photography: "Nerone" exhibition, Rome - a set on Flickr

Photography: "Nerone" exhibition, Rome - a set on Flickr | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

If you missed out on the "Nerone" exhibition in Rome, you get a second chance with my pictures...

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Exhibition: L'image et le pouvoir. Le siècle des Antonins (Toulouse, France)

Exhibition: L'image et le pouvoir. Le siècle des Antonins (Toulouse, France) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it
Du 19 novembre 2011 au 18 mars 2012 De tout temps, le pouvoir a utilisé les fastes et le décorum pour assurer son prestige et son autorité.
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Travel guide book: Rome (Oxford Archaeological Guides)

Travel guide book: Rome (Oxford Archaeological Guides) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it
In the new Second Edition of her popular handbook, Amanda Claridge again presents an indispensable guide to all significant monuments in Rome dating from 800 BC to 600 AD, including such breathtaking structures as the Capitoline Hill, the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, the Mausoleums of Augustus and Hadrian, the Circus Maximus, and the Catacombs.
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Exhibition: Ancient Greeks Athletes, Warriors and Heroes (Luton, England)

Exhibition: Ancient Greeks Athletes, Warriors and Heroes (Luton, England) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

This exhibition features highlights from the British Museum’s collections around the theme of competition in the Ancient Greek world in sporting events such as the Olympics, as well as in politics, drama and warfare. The exhibition forms one of the largest selections of Greek artefacts ever lent by the British Museum.

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Exhibition: Gladiators: A cemetery of secrets (York, England)

During 2004–5, York Archaeological Trust undertook excavations at Driffield Terrace in York. This site was part of a large cemetery on the outskirts of the Roman town of Eboracum, across the river from the legionary fortress.

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Museum: The Pergamon Museum, Berlin (Germany)

Museum: The Pergamon Museum, Berlin (Germany) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

Author: Ino Manalo | Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer [January 07, 2012]

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Exhibition: Pergamon. Panorama of the Ancient City (Berlin, Germany)

Exhibition: Pergamon. Panorama of the Ancient City (Berlin, Germany) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

An exhibition not to be missed! From 30th September 2011 to 30th September 2012 the National Museums in Berlin presents the first major exhibition dedicated entirely to the ancient city of Pergamon.

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Archaeological site of the day: The Roman Amphitheatre in Plovdiv (Bulgaria)

Archaeological site of the day: The Roman Amphitheatre in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

"The Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv is one of the biggest cultural sights of this city, located in the central southern part of the country. The Ancient Theatre is part of the Old Town of Plovdiv. It is situated on the hill, Trimontium. It was built during the reign of Emperor Trajan Marcus Ulpia, at the temple of the Thracian goddess Bendida."

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Website: Historic Sites | Historic Holidays | Historical Places | Historvius

Website: Historic Sites | Historic Holidays | Historical Places | Historvius | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

Historvius helps you discover the world’s historic sites, from the most famous national treasures to the oft-forgotten hidden gems. You’ll get information on each historic site, directions, entry & contact details and comments from other users – everything you need for your perfect historic holiday.

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Website: Archaeological Sites in Europe | Archaeology Travel

Website: Archaeological Sites in Europe | Archaeology Travel | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it
The best archaeological sites in Europe - France, England, Scotland, Wales. Travel and see prehistoric cave art, stone circles, dolmen, Roman ruins, Medieval castles and more.
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Lecture: Antinous, Last God of the Ancient World (Thursday 9 February 2012, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London)

Lecture: Antinous, Last God of the Ancient World (Thursday 9 February 2012, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London) | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it
The legacy of Antinous, lover of Emperor Hadrian.
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Bay Of Naples, Italy: Roman Ruins : World's Most Unique Snorkeling Sites - SmarterTravel.com

Bay Of Naples, Italy: Roman Ruins : World's Most Unique Snorkeling Sites - SmarterTravel.com | Archaeology Travel | Scoop.it

Bay Of Naples, Italy: Roman Ruins

An underwater archaeological park in 15 feet of water, Parco Archeologico Sommerso di Baiae includes villas with gorgeous marble mosaic floors. At the shallowest of the five sites, snorkel tour guides will dive down, brush away the sand, and retell stories about the statues, the columns, and the street lined with taverns that served this busy port in its heyday.

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