A cargo worker at Ostia

Title

A cargo worker at Ostia

Subject

This relief of cargo worker at the harbor of Ostia and Portus has been plausibly dated to the third century CE, a time when the harbor towns and Rome itself were undergoing significant social, political, cultural, and economic changes.

Description

The relief is currently a part of the collection of the Museo Nazionale Romano alle Terme di Diocleziano (Baths of Diocletian), inv. number 56425.

Source

Ostia, discovered in the 19th century, with limited reporting of find-spot or archaeological context ("From the house of [contemporary Italian] Senator Rosa"),

Date

2017

Contributor

Living Late Antiquity Team

Rights

A low-resolution web license was acquired by the Living Late Antiquity team, 2017, from the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma

Files

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Reference

A cargo worker at Ostia, 2017

Cite As

“A cargo worker at Ostia,” Living Late Antiquity, accessed May 20, 2018, http://livinglateantiquity.org/items/show/15.