Some 20 centuries ago, an ancient Roman was entombed in a mausoleum along the road leading to the sea. A countryside burial wasn’t unusual, since it was forbidden in Rome to bury bodies inside the city. What was odd is… more>
This past summer, John Pollini of USC Dornsife led 10 students on an excavation at Ostia Antica, the port town of ancient Rome. Students interested in taking the excavation course this summer must apply by Feb. 15.
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Summer: time for most undergraduates to look for a part-time job or internship, or maybe just sleep in and get a tan. But if you happen to be a USC College archaeology student, your summer plans are a bit less… more>