Tuesday 14 June 2011

Newspaper article: Herculaneum sewer again

Following on from yesterday's ANSA, tomorrow's Telegraph:

Dormice, sea urchins and fresh figs: the Roman diet revealed

Dormice, sea urchins and fresh figs were among the delicacies enjoyed by ordinary Romans, British archaeologists have revealed after discovering a giant septic tank at one of the ancient cities destroyed by the eruption of Mt Vesuvius. 


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1 comment:

Jo Berry said...

An Italian version: http://www.metropolisweb.it/Notizie/Cronaca/studi_antica_ercolano_raccolti_resti_escrementi_umani_fogne.aspx

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