New Discoveries in Ancient Rome and Pompei
Tuesday, April 16 at 6:00 PM, Rainey Lecture Room, Penn Museum (3260 South Street, Philadelphia)
Brian Rose, Ph.D., Peter C. Ferry Curator-in-Charge, Mediterranean Section
In this lecture, Dr. Brian Rose reviews new archaeological discoveries in Rome and Pompeii during the last 30 years. In Rome, in particular, increased construction activity for the new subway lines has brought to light some striking discoveries that significantly change our understanding of the city during the first three centuries of the empire.
Co-sponsored by the Penn Museum, the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia and the Consolato Generale d'Italia a Filadelfia
on the occasion of 2,772nd Rome’s birthday.