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Trash And Tombs Went Hand In Hand In Ancient Pompeii
2012-01-04 11:02:03

Cemeteries in ancient Pompeii were “mixed-use developments” with a variety of purposes that included serving as an appropriate site to toss out the trash.

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2011-01-03 09:55:00

University of Cincinnati research examines a timeline of wine drinking cups over a 500-year period in ancient Athens.

2009-01-14 10:36:54

A researcher from the University of Leicester has identified what looks to be the oldest archaeological evidence for chemical warfare--from Roman times.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.