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Exhuming Corpses for Fun and Profit

by Paul Stansfield Whenever I tell someone that I’m an archaeologist, the typical response is something like, “Cool. I’ve always been interested in that.” Then when I describe a common site, their eyes invariably glaze over. I certainly understand it: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #79: the Archaeological Site at Ancient Pompeii

Ancient Pompeii Pompei Scavi Via Villa dei Misteri 2 Pompeii, Italy Porta Marina Superiore ticket phone +39 081 8575348/9 Buried: August 24, 79 AD Size: 165 acres Number of interments: unknown, but estimated at 2000 Open: April 1 to October … Continue reading

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