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Porta Maggiore, Norba

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Adam Rabinowitz
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Last modified Mar 19, 2019 02:34 PM History
The main gate, defended by a bastion, of the Middle Republican fortifications of the city. The gate still stands to a height of ca. 13 m.

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  • Porta Maggiore, Norba at Norba (unspecified date range)

gate (of a city), city gate


Location based on OpenStreetMap.


This gate, like the rest of the city-wall of Norba in this period, was constructed in irregular polygonal masonry using large blocks of stone.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Adam Rabinowitz, 'Porta Maggiore, Norba: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 09 April 2020]

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