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Archaeology (October 2015)

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ARCHAEOLOGY journal brings the traditional international to life.

ARCHAEOLOGY journal deals readers incisive reporting, vibrant storytelling, compelling images – and the newest information from around the world – all dedicated to exploring the world’s historic prior. even if reporting from a dive on an Arctic shipwreck, hiking via Afghanistan, or digging simply underneath Beirut, ARCHAEOLOGY’s editors and writers deliver readers the technology, and the magic, of archaeological discovery.

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D espite the protection that should have been afforded it by being filled in and covered over so completely, time has not been kind to Nero’s luxurious palace. In the eighteenth century, vineyards covered the Oppian Hill, and in 1871, a large public park incorporating the ruins of the ancient baths was created there. The park was then enlarged during Mussolini’s reign and served as a backdrop for the opening of the newly renovated area around the Colosseum The Roman artist Fabullus conceived of even the smallest details of the Domus Aurea’s decoration, including paintings of mythical creatures, fanciful architecture, and naturalistic fauna.

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