New finds at Portus

CG simulation of building (Grant Cox, ACRG)

Archaeologists from the University of Southampton and the British School at Rome working at Portus under the direction of Professor Simon Keay, working in conjunction with others from the Cooperativa Parsifal (Rome), have discovered a massive building at the maritime port of Imperial Rome, near Rome’s international airport which they believe may have played a role in shipbuilding centred at the port. The work is part of ongoing collaborative research with Angelo Pellegrino of the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archaeologici di Roma, Sede di Ostia, led by Dottssa Moretti.

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