Will a gladiator’s-eye view make visiting the Colosseum more spectacular?
Installing a floor in the Colosseum will make the ruin less familiar – but may help us understand the original experience of the building
The tomb of Rome’s first emperor at last reveals its secrets
The restored tomb of Augustus reopened this month – and an extensive new website gives a good sense of what has happened to it over the last two thousand years
Losing face – iconoclasm in ancient Rome
The importance of public statuary and portraiture for the Romans is no better demonstrated than in the way images of personae non gratae were destroyed, disfigured or re-carved
The digital reconstructions bringing Roman ruins to life
From the Circus Maximus to the Ara Pacis, virtual and augmented reality can enhance our experience of ancient sites
The age of spectacular finds at Pompeii is far from over
The Great Pompeii Project’s restoration of the site has led to a stream of exciting discoveries
What can contemporary artists do for the ruins of Pompeii?
The sensitive juxtaposition of old and new could revive some of the site’s more neglected artefacts
Will the reform of Rome’s ruins be an improvement?
Will the new Colosseum archaeological park improve the upkeep of Rome’s most important ruins?
The well-to-do Britons who wanted to keep up with the Romans
The largest mosaic found in London in half a century offers a welcome glimpse into the home-decorating choices of aspirational Britons