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Delighted that this splendid volume is now out! The result of a brilliant conference hosted by @the_bsr and the Centro di Studi sulla Cultura e l’Immagine di Roma. I’m in there discussing inscriptions (obviously…) and their role in Cardinal Albani’s collections of antiquities. https://t.co/B0fARpjRav T895286 photo
More fantastic images from my recent guide lectured trip to the wonderful Roman Bay of Naples with the fab @AndanteTravels ! New stunning museums in Pompeii amd Stabiae with amazing artwork on display for the first time! Plus lovely Herculaneum of course! @UniKent
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New discoveries at the #Roman sanctuary of Bagno grande in S. Casciano dei Bagni/Italy:
Thousands of coins and other offerings unearthed,  e.g. a fantastic bronze figurine of a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes wearing a lunula (crescent-shaped) pendant.

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Memorial plaque to “Alexander, a sausage seller at the market. He lived 30 years. He was a good soul and everyone’s friend. May he sleep among the righteous”
The tombstone is carved with a menorah and was found in a Jewish catacomb on the Via Appia, 3rd-4th century AD. Ashmolean https://t.co/Ho4LXmjNfL
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Ancient Egyptian cosmetic spoons on display at the Louvre, Paris. Photo source and more information: Women in Antiquity FB page. https://t.co/V3ULmkE0XC https://t.co/Qj3a1CXA6Y T895286 photo