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Dig Rome: Palatine Hill

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Want to know how we ring in a Happy New Year 2012?  We get our hands dirty in history and want you to help!  For the first time ever, AIRC is offering a second Summer Archaeological Field School to complement its new project at Ostia Antica.   We will be teaming up with Rome’s oldest and most prestigious university La Sapienza to offer the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dig in one of the most historic spots in the city, the Palatine Hill.

Location:  NE Corner overlooking the Colosseum, along via Sacra between the arches of Titus and Constantine.

History soundbite:  The Palatine is where the Romans thought their city was founded, way back in 753 BC. (more…)


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