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Jane Ruffino: While engineers are invaluable, the people telling the story make a piece of technology profitable

Archaeologists use technology from the past to explain social change.

7th September, 2014
Jane Ruffino

Yesterday morning, I climbed up to Villa Jovis, a palace built by the Roman emperor Tiberius when he retired to the island of Capri. ''See the way they use brick in the wall construction? I asked my boyfriend. ''That's one way to tell a Roman building's age. They didn't do that until the first century AD. He wasn't that interested, and suddenly I felt pretentious. There are really only two things interesting about this place:...

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