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Porta Maggiore, Norba

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Adam Rabinowitz
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 27, 2020 03:01 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.

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.

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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, 2020 <> [accessed: 07 July 2020]

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