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Unnamed fort at Anreppen

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Kunow, C. Haselgrove Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
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A Roman legionary camp, approximately dating to the years 4-6 CE, located at modern Anreppen, Stadt Delbrück (Germany).

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fort, tower (deprecated)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 11 I1 Anreppen

4 – approx. 6 AD, Tiberius expedition (Coins, Terra Sigillata, at the time of the Roman expedition; antique source: Velleius Paterculus reports building of a winter-camp at the upper course of the Lippe at the end of 4 AD)

Discovery: 1968

Excavations: 1968-1969, 1988-2004

Measurements: approx. 750 x 330 m = inner surface approx. 23 ha

Building structure: ditch with fossa fastigata ( width up to 7 m, depth 2,3-2,4 m) and rampart (width 3m, length approx. 1,9 km) with towers and gates, internal buildings (half-timbered buildings)

Occupancy: 1 legion, possible auxiliary units

Function: solid built legionary camp, garrison and supply safeguard for Tiberius expeditions

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Anreppen, Delbrück GER

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J. Kunow, C. Haselgrove, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Bettina Tremmel, and Tom Elliott, 'Unnamed fort at Anreppen: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 23 April 2024]

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