Archaeology Travel, Italy, Roman Bridges, Roman engineering, Sardinia

Looking for Roman bridges in Sardinia

When I was planning my archaeological trip to Sardinia I discovered, thanks to vici.org (an Archaeological Atlas of Antiquity I have mentioned here before), that there were many Roman bridges still standing all across the country. Some are left abandoned and almost completely covered with vegetation but others are perfectly preserved. Ancient Roman bridges are an… Continue reading Looking for Roman bridges in Sardinia

Archaeology Travel, Photography, Roman Temples, Sardinia

Photoset: The Punico-Roman Temple of Antas, Sardinia

Nestled in the middle of the Iglesiente mountains in the southwestern part of Sardinia, the ruins of the Punico-Roman Temple of Antas offer visitors a truly majestic sight. After lying abandoned for centuries, the temple was discovered in 1838 and extensively restored in 1967. Most impressively, the original Ionic columns were excavated and re-erected. The… Continue reading Photoset: The Punico-Roman Temple of Antas, Sardinia