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Place Anavyssos by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Feb 14, 2020 05:09 PM
Anavyssos, Greece, is the findspot of the kouros of Kroisos, a fallen warrior. The kouros dates ca. 530–520 B.C. and is housed in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens (inv. no. 3851). The kouros was discovered in 1936.
Place Bara by Jamie Novotny — last modified Dec 03, 2017 11:34 AM
A modern village located on the border of Iraq and Syria. An Assyrian stele (possibly of Adad-nerari III) was found there.
Place Barkway by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Apr 05, 2017 01:41 PM
Findspot of the Barkway Hoard, discovered ca. 1743 containing a bronze figure of Mars and a bronze knife or mace handle, and seven silver plates, three of which were inscribed with votive dedications (RIB 218, 219, and 220).
Place Bridgeness Distance Slab by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Mar 18, 2013 01:17 PM
Findspot of the Bridgeness distance slab, near the eastern terminus of the Antonine Wall
Place Gruia by Gabriel Mckee — last modified Oct 31, 2018 05:40 PM
Modern village on the left bank of the Danube and the findspot of the Gruia hoard. This hoard of 1,509 Roman coins was buried in the middle of the 3rd century near the Roman road connecting Drobeta and Sucidava.
Place Hutcheson Hill by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Jul 07, 2019 05:49 PM
Findspot of two Roman distance slabs along the line of the Antonine Wall: RIB 2198 (found in 1865) and 3507 (found in 1969).
Place London Mithraeum by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Aug 15, 2016 05:49 AM
A temple sacred to Mithras in Londinium that was discovered in 1954. The visible remains of the temple do not sit on the original site, but have been reassembled at Temple Court, Queen Victoria Street, London.
Place Mont'e Prama by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Sep 12, 2017 02:59 PM
A locality near Cabras, Sardinia, where, in 1974, the cache of monumental prehistoric stone sculptures known as the "Giants of Mont'e Prama" was discovered.
Place Sardis-Thyateira Road by C. Foss — last modified Feb 11, 2020 09:21 AM
An ancient road connecting Sardis and Thyateira.
Place Stony Stratford by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Apr 08, 2017 05:21 PM
Findspot of the Stony Stratford Hoard, an urn discovered in 1789 containing three fibulae, two headdresses, and approximately 30 decorated silver and gilt bronze plaques, among which were three dedications to Jupiter, Vulcan, and Mars (RIB 215, 216, and 217).
Place Sutton Hoo Burial Mound 1 by James Atkins — last modified Apr 06, 2013 02:11 PM
The largest mound (reconstructed to original height)
Place Theatrum Pompei by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Feb 03, 2018 06:38 AM
Rome's first permanent theater, located in the Campus Martius. The complex was completed under the second consulship of Pompeius Magnus in 55 B.C.
Place Wadi el-Hol by Gabriel Mckee — last modified Apr 24, 2019 02:24 PM
Site in the Qena Bend of the Nile, approximately halfway between Luxor and Hou, containing hundreds of rock inscriptions. Most of the inscriptions are dated to the late Middle Kingdom through the early New Kingdom periods.
Place West Coker by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Nov 10, 2018 09:03 AM
The site of a third to fourth century Romano-British villa. This is also the findspot of a bronze statuette of Mars and an bronze ansate plate inscribed with a dedication to Mar Rigisamus (RIB 187).

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