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Shrine of Venus Cloacina

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Brady Kiesling, Ryan Horne
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 26, 2020 11:50 AM History
The Sacrum Cloacina was a small shrine dedicated to Venus Cloacina, patron divinity of the sewer, and was located near the Tabernae novae in the Forum Romanum. The foundation of the sacellum is extant while images of its likely elevation are found on Roman coins.

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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Jeffrey Becker, Brady Kiesling, and Ryan Horne, 'Shrine of Venus Cloacina: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 05 August 2020]

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