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Roman theater of Herculaneum

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 13, 2017 05:16 PM History
The Roman theater of Herculaneum was constructed during the Augustan period. The theater was discovered first in 1709 while a well was being dug.

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, and Tom Elliott, 'Roman theater of Herculaneum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 12 July 2020]

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