Roman faeces housing fossilised parasites

Roman sanitation may not have been as marvellous as their architectural structures & historical weapons...
23 February 2022
Presented by Anoushka Handa
Production by Anoushka Handa.


romans, ancient rome, archaeology


Washing our hands has become paramount during the pandemic, but the Romans didn't seem to bestow any importance to this, leading to parasites and infections. Anoushka Handa spoke to Sophie Rabinow, to tell us more...


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