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Roman food supply

The population of Rome has been estimated at around a million people. Feeding a city of that size, in an era before mechanised transport or refrigeration, was an enormous undertaking. …

Encountering the evidence: the baker’s tomb

I join Professor Annalisa Marzano and Professor Peter Kruschwitz back in Reading’s Ure Museum, to discuss the remains of a tomb of a Roman baker called Eurysaces. Annalisa and Peter …