Hundreds of people in Canterbury took to the city’s Westgate Parks, to take part in an archaeological dig that uncovered Roman artefacts, treasures, and Britain’s oldest road.
Over six hundred people stopped by the community dig over the three-day weekend, to see some of the amazing finds…
24th August 79 - Vesuvius erupts and buries Pompeii and Herculaneum
Via Stabbiana, Pompeii
source: By Jensens (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Saffron Gatherer, fresco.
Erroneously re-assembled as a man by Sir Arthur Evans. It turn out, on further examination to be a blue monkey in a field of crocuses).
Palace of Knossos.
1550-1450 B.C. (Late Minoan)
Modern day reconsrtuction of the fresco. (x)
- the oresteia: well that aeschylated quickly