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Roman Garden Altar, Empuries


Mark Cartwright
published on 31 August 2016
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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)

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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 31). Roman Garden Altar, Empuries. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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