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Ancient Roman port history unveiled

July 16, 2019 - General

Researchers successfully reconstructed anthropic influences on sedimentation, including dredging and canal gates use, in the ancient harbour of Portus – a complex of harbour basins and canals that formed the hub of commerce in the capital of the Roman Empire.

A team of international researchers led by La Trobe University and the University of Melbourne have, for the first time
worldwide, applied marine geology techniques at an…

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