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The University of Southampton
Archaeology Part of Humanities

Research project: Rome’s Mediterranean Ports (RoMP) or Portuslimen

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The project Rome’s Mediterranean Ports (RoMP), or Portuslimen, addresses specific questions relating to the capacities of and inter-connections between a range of 30 selected ports in ways that will allow us to better understand their role in promoting the cohesion and integrity of the Roman Mediterranean during the imperial era.

View towards the inner port of Roman Ephesus
View towards the inner port of Roman Ephesus

The project is funded by the European Research Council and runs between 2014 and 2019.

Related research groups

Classical and historical archaeology
Centre for Maritime Archaeology
Archaeological Computing
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