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Neumagen Wine Ship


Carole Raddato
published on 04 December 2018
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Funerary stone monument in the shape of a rowing ship for transport of wine barrels on the Moselle river. The barge is loaded with four large wine-barrels, and manned by six oarsmen and two steersmen, one of whom is marking the time by clapping his hands.
Found in Neumagen about 220 CE. Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier (Germany).

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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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