Darryl A. Phillips

Roman Diversity

February 11, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Archaeologists analyzing a Roman-era skeleton found in Puglia (Southern Italy) have discovered that the man came from East-Asia.  We know that the Romans had extensive trade networks in the east, but analysis shows that this man was a laborer, not an elite merchant or “ambassador.”  You can read an account on the Telegraph website.

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