Roman Bioarchaeology Carnival LXXV

Links this month are few but really interesting...

Lead sarcophagus from Lucca, Imperial-era. (via
Roman-style sarcophagus from Israel (via Discovery News)
  • 16 September - 16 pyramids discovered in ancient cemetery (LiveScience). The Kingdom of Kush was just south of Egypt and known to the classical Greeks and Romans (although it seems the Kushites governed themselves). These new tombs are from around the 1st century AD.
Roman Bio/archaeology in the 21st century
  • 24 September - FSU archaeology brings ancient artifacts to life (FSU News). A bunch of 3D printed Etruscan ceramics from Cetamura del Chianti are on display at FSU for the next 6 weeks or so.  Might need to make a pilgrimage down to Tallahassee for this.


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