Big plans announced for Exeter Roman Baths site

Exeter Cathedral has announced plans to uncover the Roman baths and basilica found under the Cathedral green in 1971 during excavation of an Anglo Saxon cemetery and subsequently reburied to protect the remains. Plans include a subterranean museum, cafe and shop. The site is considered internationally significant. Details from the BBC here (link opens in… Read More Big plans announced for Exeter Roman Baths site

Greek Antiquities in the British Museum, London

The recent decision by The British Museum to send a single sculpture from the famed Parthenon Marbles (or Elgin Marbles) on loan briefly to the Hermitage in Russia, causing outrage in Greece, has once again drawn attention to issues of cultural heritage relating to antiquities. Whatever the merits of the arguments put forward by those… Read More Greek Antiquities in the British Museum, London