Roman Sacrificial Altar - Bath

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Wanda Marcussen
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published on 16 July 2019
Roman Sacrificial Altar - Bath

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. Her main interests are ancient and medieval history, mythology and the study of sustainable use of cultural heritage sites.

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Marcussen, W. (2019, July 16). Roman Sacrificial Altar - Bath. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11010/

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