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Roman spring sanctuary near Heckenmünster

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: C. Haselgrove, J. Kunow
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 30, 2018 04:50 PM History
An extensive complex of structures dating to the 1st - 3rd centuries of the Roman imperial period sited at a pair of springs known today as "Viktoriaquelle" and "Schwefelquelle," near modern Heckenmünster in German. This site, whose ancient name and tutelary deities are not known, was extensively excavated in the 1960s. It comprised religious and performative spaces, as well as baths and hostelry.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

49.8994267649, 6.78753192917

aqueduct, spring, sanctuary (religious center), bath, spa

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 11 G3 Heckenmünster

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Heckenmünster, GER

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C. Haselgrove, J. Kunow, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Roman spring sanctuary near Heckenmünster: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 14 August 2020]

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