Month: October 2011

Remarkable Discovery in Southern India

This week, exciting news has emerged from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. An article in the Times of India has reported that Roman pottery remains have been discovered in the village of Naduvirapattu, located outside the city of Tambaram. In ancient times, Tamil Nadu lay at the nexus of overseas trade between East and West. Please read this article by clicking here.

The Panorama of Ancient Pergamon

If you are based in Germany or are near the vicinity of Berlin, be sure to visit a special show entitled “Pergamon: Panorama of the Ancient Metropolis,” at Berlin’s Pergamon Museum. The show, which opened earlier this month, includes a spectacular panoramic recreation of the city during the second century CE. Please read more about this exciting museum show, via the Wall Street Journal, by clicking here. The reviews and public reception has been overwhelmingly positive!