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Articles in this category focus on visiting archaeological sites, museums, and more.

The Pillars of Hercules

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The Pillars of Hercules

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The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.

A visit to Pompeii

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A visit to Pompeii

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The ruins of Pompeii offer an unrivalled look at everyday life in a small Roman city of the first century AD.

Swords in Leiden

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Swords in Leiden

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A new temporary exhibition in Leiden demonstrates just how useful it can be to use a question-driven approach to exhibition design.

A Roman tavern in Herculaneum

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A Roman tavern in Herculaneum

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One of the buildings in Herculaneum features a tavern that offers a window into everyday life in a Roman town in the first century AD.

Visiting Paestum

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Visiting Paestum

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An extensive look at the beautiful archaeological site and museum of Paestum in Southern Italy.