Horrea Epagathiana, Ostia

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Robert H.Consoli
published on 10 May 2013

The main entrance of the 2nd century CE Horrea Epagathiana, Ostia. Horrea were used to store huge quantities of foodstuffs such as grain, however, the large number of locks found at the site suggest this particular building was used to store more valuable objects.

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