Naked Archĉology

Naked Archaeology episode

Tue, 17th Aug 2010

Roman food: before and after

Pompeii bakery (c) Polykarbon

What did the Romans eat at their feasts? What came out the other end afterwards? This month we explore the toilets of Pompeii and the kinds of food eaten by its inhabitants. In the news this month: the oldest house in the UK; the HMS Investigator; and some very early human tool use. Plus, in Backyard Archaeology we find out how to put up buildings the Icelandic way.

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  • 23:20 - Vikings left their mark in Iceland

    Iceland was colonised by Vikings as a pristine environment, meaning it is now a rich source of archaeological finds from these ancient people.

 

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