This website is dedicated to Ostia, the harbour city of ancient Rome. Here you will find information for professional archaeologists and historians, for students of Roman archaeology and history, and for interested lay-people.
[Getting started]
Visiting the ruins (plus PDF tourist guide)
Brief introduction to Ostia

[Ostia - the archaeological remains]
Topographical dictionary of Ostia
Museums worldwide
Virtual museum of Ostia
Maps, plans, bird's eye views
Photo galleries

[Portus - the new harbour]
Brief introduction to Portus
Topographical dictionary of Portus
The Isola Sacra necropolis

[Ancient written sources]
Texts: the sources
Texts: presentation

Twenty short walks, with Guy de la Bédoyère
In-depth, American Institute for Roman Culture
In-depth, with Jan Theo Bakker
Documentaries, lectures and teaching
Recent excavations and restoration
Ostia as it is and as it was
The oldest movies of Ostia
The Portus project


Ostia website Web

Selected full-text
Projects, colloquia, researchers
Recent books

Archaeological news

[External links]
Photos, tools, publications

[Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica]
 Stories of Ostia
 Facebook page

[Contact us]
Facebook group, e-mail

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