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The Pompeii Forum Project is an interdisciplinary collaborative research venture sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the University of Virginia, and private contributors. Project members are from the University of Virginia and elsewhere.

Provides detailed information for professional archaeologists and historians, for students of Roman archaeology and history, and for interested lay-people. Maintained by the Internet Group Ostia (IGO).

Paul Bigot's zoomable scale model of ancient Rome, at the University of Caen in France, with descriptions of monuments.


Detailed description of the history and monuments of the Capitoline Hill in antiquity, from the Capitoline Museums. Includes maps and photographs.*/home*.ht...

Samuel Ball Platner's "A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome" from 1929 is still a valuable resource on the monuments of ancient Rome. LacusCurtius features major parts of the work, searchable and extensively interlinked.

Official site of the excavations of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Boscoreale, Oplontis and Stabia (in English and Italian).

Prof. Bernard Frischer explains his excavations of the villa near Licenza thought to be that of the Roman poet Horace. Reports on each season's work, drawings and a virtual tour.

Andrew Wilson of Oxford University describes the excavation in 1998 of several mill-wheels installed in two mill-races parallel to the main channel of the Aqua Traiana.

An illustrated article by Andrew Slaymana in Archaeology on the ancient Roman ships unearthed at Pisa, Italy.

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A CD-ROM exploring Pompeii with photographs, virtual reality, maps, and information. Online preview includes the history of the discovery of Pompeii, with biographies of the archaeologists involved.

Illustrated description of the arch which was erected to celebrate Constantine I's victory at the Milvian Bridge in 312 CE. Includes bibliography and over 60 photographs.

The Villa Romana del Casale is located about 5km outside the town of Piazza Armerina. It is the richest, largest and most complex collection of late Roman mosaics in the world. The Villa Romana del Casale is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.