Roman Forum - Cartama, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 36° 42.590 W 004° 37.862
30S E 354321 N 4063923
Quick Description: The archeological excavations carried out in the Plaza de la Constitucion between the years 2005 and 2007 uncovered the remains of a domed public building.
Location: Andalucía, Spain
Date Posted: 12/23/2014 2:35:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMN43R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
It is a large hall whose arched top (with semicircular wall) is found raised in the form of a podium which is accessed via a staircase. Both the flooring and skirtings were coated with marble slabs. Its facade is oriented to the west, towards the place where the square of the forum was found.

Thus the large dimensions of the structure, the presence of a rostrum, and airy character of the hall, suggest that it could be the law court, a place dedicated to delivering justice and a meeting point of merchants.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: Free

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Condition: Some remaining traces (ruins) or pieces

Web Site: Not listed

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