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  • Lacus Curtius - Bill Thayer's extensive collection of materials on ancient Rome. Includes a gazetteer of sites in the Roman Empire with annotated photographs of Roman monuments, classical texts and 19th-century archaeological and topographical works.
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  • Ancient Vienne - The French Ministry of Culture provides a virtual visit to the Roman city: model, plans, photographs and description. Also a guide, bibliography and visitor information.
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  • Discovering Roman Roads - Provides information on the visible traces of the Roman road network across Europe and North Africa. In English and Italian.
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  • The Egnatia Way - Devoted to the ancient Roman road through the Balkans via Egnatia and to the ancient landscape of Albania, Macedonia and Greece. [English, Italian, Macedonian and German]
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  • A Gazetteer of the Roman World - This section of Bill Thayer's huge Lacus Curtius site provides many photographs of cities and monuments of the ancient Roman world, some with detailed commentary.
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  • Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times - The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology describes the discoveries of the excavation by the University of Michigan 1924-1935 of this village inhabited from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD.
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  • Lepcis Magna - The Roman Empire in Africa - Dr Hafed Walda reports on the latest excavations of this amazingly preserved Roman city on the North African coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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  • Lucus Augusti: The Sacred City of Augustus - The city played an important role as a religious centre as the sacred city of Augustus in the Callaecia.
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  • Major Roman Settlements and Roman Roads in the UK - Provides a map showing the location of major settlements and roads during the period of the Roman occupation. It includes a list of the Roman names of settlements with links to their present day counterparts.
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  • MAV - Virtual Archaeological Museum - Will offer a tour of an exhibition dedicated to the ancient cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii. Includes details of the exhibits. [Italian and English]
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  • Praetoria Agrippinae Roman Information Site - Describes the excavation of the castellum at Valkenburg (Praetoria Agrippinae) in Holland, with many detailed pictures, distribution maps, and searchable databases.
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  • Roman Chariotway Outflanked Modern Road - From the Gardian, archaeologists have unearthed a Roman "motorway" wider than the A road which runs along the same route today.
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  • Roman Glassmakers - Re-creations of Hellenistic and Roman 'cast' mosaic glass vessels by Mark Taylor and David Hill, with discussions on ancient glassmaking techniques
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  • Roman Makeover - Sally Pointer explores Roman makeup through experimental archaeology. Reconstructions of early cosmetics, perfumes and implements used to transform a modern woman into a Roman fashion victim.
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  • Roman Open Air Museum Hechingen-Stein - A reconstructed Roman Villa Rustica from the 1st to the 3rd century A.D. Description of the site, walking tour and panoramic views.
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  • The Roman Roads - The oldest road map in existence - Peutinger's Tabula, a 12th-century copy of a Roman road map. Each section is accompanied by related links.
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  • Roman Towns Project - Southampton University investigates the context of the Roman towns sites of southern Spain, taking the known sites of Seville Province, Andalucia, as a case study.
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  • Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies - Publishes 'Journal of Roman Studies' and 'Britannia' and monographs (abstracts online). Activities, lectures, grants.
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  • Stoned in the Eastern Desert - Romans would go to any lengths to keep the empire's subversive elements out of the way, even cutting 30-meter granite columns on a mountain, reports Jenny Jobbins in Al-Ahram Weekly.
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  • Roman Mosaic Treasure Unearthed - From the Telegraph, dazzling Roman mosaics have been discovered by archaeologists on the site of an ancient villa in Sicily. (July 10, 2003)
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  • Ancient Roman Cosmetic Cream Unearthed - From New Scientist, stunningly well-preserved cosmetics canister, containing a white cream, has been unearthed at the site of an ancient Roman temple in London. (July 08, 2003)
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  • See You at the Spa! - A re-analysis of Roman Bath's iconography led Martin Henig to envision the spa as a place used both by Romans and aspiring native Celts. Article in Archaeology. (January 28, 2000)
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