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Digs, discoveries, travel, and exploration from around the world
Digs, discoveries, travel, and exploration from around the world

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If you missed Bacchus Uncovered on BBC Four last week, you can still see it on iPlayer and it will be shown on BBC World News in a couple of weeks. Bettany Hughes investigates the story of a fascinating god and his lasting legacy with some wonderful archaeological finds. Read more here: https://www.world-archaeology.com/features/bacchus-uncovered-ancient-god-of-ecstasy/
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If you're interested in Roman frontiers, you might like to check out Vindolanda's lecture series starting on April 27. The programme looks great and features talks by Ian Haynes, Rebecca Jones, David Mattingly, Simon James, and Pete Wilson, covering Rome's views of the frontiers, African desert frontiers, Dura-Europos in Syria, and more
http://www.vindolanda.com/courses/frontiers-of-the-roman-empire-lecture-series
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Also for World Theatre Day (and from our latest issue), here is the fascinating sundial of Marcus Novius Tubula. Students of the Faculty of Classics of the University of Cambridge uncovered the sundial at the roofed theatre of the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, Italy, last summer:
https://www.world-archaeology.com/issues/issue-88/object-lesson-the-sundial-of-marcus-novius-tubula/
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Happy World Theatre Day. There are so many wonderful theatres from the ancient world we can still explore. Here's on at Pietrabbondante, Italy
https://www.world-archaeology.com/travel/travel-molise-italy/
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Our latest issue is now on sale. We bring you Terracotta Warriors, an unexpected Roman military presence in France, an Egyptian outpost in Sudan, a Phoenician shipwreck, and more https://www.world-archaeology.com/issues/cwa-88-now-on-sale/
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We've just finished packing for #CALive18! Looking forward to seeing some of you at Senate House tomorrow, when we'll be bringing you three great talks on international archaeology and the results of this year's photo competition https://www.archaeology.co.uk/live
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How can conservation training change lives and save sites? John Darlington tells us about the vital work of the World Monuments Fund's recently opened centre in Jordan and the remarkable progress refugees have made there since September
https://www.world-archaeology.com/issues/hope-through-heritage/
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CWA travels to Tunisia - read about the spectacular sites in Roman Carthage and a gem of an amphitheatre in our latest issue https://www.world-archaeology.com/travel/travel-africa-vetus/
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Time is running out to enter our photo competition. Send us your archaeological photos by Thursday 1 February for a chance to win tickets to CA Live! 2018 https://www.world-archaeology.com/news/cwa-photo-competition-2018/
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