Master on Roman diets

The Master's work at Herculaneum is featured in The Telegraph.

Before coming to Sidney, Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill was instrumental in a new project to conserve Herculaneum. Launched in 2001 with the support of the Parckard Humanities Institute the Herculaneum Conservation Project (HCP) is also helping scholars learn more about life in the Roman world.

By investigating the remains of sewers and even a septic tank it has been possible to uncover more information about the domestic scene in Herculaneum's homes, as the Master tells The Telegraph. You can read more by following the link to the article, 'Dormice, sea urchins and fresh figs'.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2011.

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News item posted Sunday, 3rd May 2015

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
  • Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill