TravelMan 48 Hours with Emiliano in Herculaneum

The famous Channel 4 presenter Richard Ayoade came to visit Naples with Jack Dee for his show TravelMan 48 Hours, once here he requested a tour with our tour guide Emiliano Tufano to discover the beauties of Herculaneum! Below you can see part of the video where Emiliano explains how Roman life was before the eruptionContinue reading “TravelMan 48 Hours with Emiliano in Herculaneum”

The antibiotic in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Thanks to the studies of the archaeo-anthropological team of the Uniersity of Chieti, we are able to know about the unaware use of the antibiotics in the ancient Pompeii! The archaeoanthropologists have noticed traces of tetracyclines (the element of the aspirin) in the bones of the victims of the eruptions of the 79 a.d. ThisContinue reading “The antibiotic in Pompeii and Herculaneum”