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Tax Payment Relief (replica)


Carole Raddato
published on 15 January 2021
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A copy of a bas-relief in Neumagen near Trier (Germany) showing taxes being collected. Depicted on the funerary relief are three Roman tax officials and four taxpayers, a basket on a table in which the tax money had to be paid and wax tablets and pens used to write notes or calculations. The original relief is kept in the Rheinisches Landesmuseum in Trier and dates to the 3rd century CE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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