The Argive Heraion sanctuary, looking towards the New Temple

Layers and Landmarks at the Argive Heraion

Using text analysis tools such as JSTOR's Constellate helps archaeologists see how the meanings and interpretations of heritage sites have changed over time.
A view of the outlet of the Cloaca Maxima by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, ca. 1776

Venus of the Sewers

The Roman sewer, the Cloaca Maxima, was presided over by a goddess whose shrine stood near the Forum.
Twelfth century illustration of Byzantines using fire against Thomas the Slav

Ancient Chemical Warfare

The lethal combination of chemistry and warfare has a long history.