You will hear a short radio report
about how technology is helping archaelogists who want
to learn more about some texts written over 2,000 years
ago known as Roman tablets. After listening complete the
blank spaces in the sentences below. Then check the
audio transcription and the correct answers.
1. The speaker says that an
Ancient Roman tablet" was about as thick as a present-day
2.At the site of an old
archaeologists discovered about 200 tablets.
soldiers often used tablets when writing letters or
documents of a nature.
4. On one
tablet mentioned, the word is legible as well
as people's names.
5. An expert
in what's called says that the
project is very challenging.
6. Panels on
the tablets were once filled with ,
which provided the writing surface.
7.Efforts to analyse the original
texts using photography were
8.New technology is also being
applied to other historical texts which were written using