Archaeology – Context Travel Blog

Looking for the latest news and updates about archaeology from around the world? Check here for updates and thoughts about new digs, findings, and antiquity in general from around the world, be it Rome or Mexico City. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for catching the most exciting ancient sites throughout over 40 cities, put together by local archaeologists, classicists, and historians, as well as Context staff. From Greek temples to Aztec ball courts, we provide an intellectually curious take on archaeology happenings across the globe—or in your home city.

The Context vision is to create an atmosphere—a context, if you will—for curious travelers to engage with local experts; to give them access to places and cultures that might otherwise remain out of sight to the casual visitor; to invite them off the tourist track and into the real life of the people, history, and culture that makes these cultural capitals amazing. In other words, to travel deeper. Deep travel helps build cultural bridges that foster tolerance and understanding. But it doesn’t just change travelers. It changes places, too. Deep Travel connects locals with smart, curious outsiders, making the world a little smaller and a little more connected.

“The Invention of the Imperial Fora, Demolition and Excavation 1924-1940”

Until the 23rd of November, the Capitoline Museum is holding a historical exhibition in Palazzo Caffarelli entitled The Invention of the Imperial Fora, Demolition and Excavation 1924-1940. The exhibition will display 140 works of art, which will include photography, painting,…

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