Roman bodies, site survival and collapse

17 November 2010
Presented by Diana O'Carroll, Tom Birch.

This month: why a Roman horse became a donkey; how part of Pompeii recently collapsed; how a Roman village survived underneath London; and what obesity meant to the Romans. Plus, in Backyard Archaeology Tom Birch explores how the Northern Irish 'peace lines' are archaeology.

In this episode

08:10 - 2,000 year old building in Pompeii collapses

2,000 year old building in Pompeii collapses

10:22 - Ancient Roman village found underground in London

Ancient Roman village found underground in London

18:51 - Walls as a divisive force

Walls as a divisive force

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