Remains found by Pompeii really are Pliny the …

Remains found by Pompeii really are Pliny the Elder, new tests indicate:

This should really say “…really are almost certainly Pliny the Elder,” because they can’t be certain; however, the evidence seems good that the skull is from a man who was about the age and in the same place as Pliny the Elder when he died.

Remains found by Pompeii really are Pliny the …

Remains found by Pompeii really are Pliny the Elder, new tests indicate:

This should really say “…really are almost certainly Pliny the Elder,” because they can’t be certain; however, the evidence seems good that the skull is from a man who was about the age and in the same place as Pliny the Elder when he died.

Archaeologists analyse the composition of a Ro…

Archaeologists analyse the composition of a Roman-era makeup case:

Interesting. I wonder if the composition of the make-up was specific to Spain or whether it was basically the same throughout the ancient world at the time.

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