Is Roman Polanski’s New Film ‘The Palace’ Going to Cannes or Venice?

Is Roman Polanskis New Film ‘The Palace Going to Cannes

Since premiering his last film “An Officer and a Spy” in competition at Venice in 2019, Roman Polanski has fallen from grace in France. But he’s now back with a new movie called “The Palace” that could make a surprise splash on the festival circuit. Polanski, who fled the U.S. in 1978 after pleading guilty … Read more

Portable toilets of the ancient Roman world

Journal Reference: Sophie Rabinow, Tianyi Wang, Roger J.A. Wilson, Piers D. Mitchell. Using parasite analysis to identify ancient chamber pots: An example of the fifth century CE from Gerace, Sicily, Italy. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 2022; 103349 DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2022.103349 “Conical pots of this type have been recognized quite widely in the Roman Empire and … Read more