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ONE-MA3: Analyzing Ancient Aqueducts

By Rovi Porter ’22 The central focus of the day was learning about Aqueducts (a structure that the Romans built to transport water by using gravity). Yesterday at the American Academy in Rome, we had a […]

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ONE-MA3: The Cycle of Lime

By Rovi Porter ’22 It has been over a week since we have arrived in Italy and most of our lessons have included some form of lime. From visiting the kiln to burn limestone, to making […]

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ONE-MA3: Photogrammetry

By Maritza Gallegos ’22 Our team of students and restorers was lucky enough to get to work in the beautiful Gardens of Ninfa, a juxtaposition of long abandoned ruins and living plants. It is one of […]

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Day VI: Enjoying M&Ms (Mortars and Mosaics)

Sophia Mittman ’22 We’ve always known that the Romans were master engineers and artists, but during ONE-MA3 we’ve been learning that they were also incredible chemists! Today, after the usual yet satisfying breakfast of bread, cheese, […]

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