Roman Garden Altar, Empuries

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 31 August 2016

A marble altar from the garden of a private Roman home in Empuries (Emporiae). 1st century CE, domus 2B. The sides are decorated with painted scenes of a cockerel and, on the reverse side, a two-handled glass vessel containing a pineapple. (Archaeological Museum, Empuries, Spain)


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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