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Cryptoportico, Empuries


Mark Cartwright
published on 29 August 2016
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The cryptoportico at the northern end of the forum of Roman Empuries (Emporiae), Spain. The structure is u-shaped and dates to the 1st century CE.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, August 29). Cryptoportico, Empuries. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Cryptoportico, Empuries." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 29, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Cryptoportico, Empuries." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Aug 2016. Web. 10 Apr 2021.

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