End of the Appian Way Column Marker

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 25 August 2017

A 19.2 m marble column which dates to the 1st century BCE and was part of an honorary monument in Brindisum. Traditionally, the column was thought to mark the end of the Roman road the via Appia (Appian Way) but inscriptions on the column indicate a commemorative and religious function.



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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