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Roman Sacrificial Altar - Bath


Wanda Marcussen
published on 16 July 2019
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The sacrificial altar standing in the Temple Courtyard in Aquae Sulis (Bath). The altar was used for public ceremonies and animal sacrifices during the Roman period (1st - early 5th century CE). Carvings of Jupiter, Apollo, and other Roman gods and deities are still visible. Now in the Roman Baths Museum in Bath, UK.

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Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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