Macellum

A macellum is an ancient Roman indoor market building that sold mostly provisions.

A macellum is a fairly easy building to identify from its design. A macellum provides shops arranged around a courtyard which contains a central tholos. The tholos is a round structure, usually built upon a couple of steps (a podium), with a ring of columns supporting a domed roof. A macellum is usually square in shape. (wiki)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aquileia round structure of the Macellum, dated back to the Republican age (nom file)
Cilento and Vallo di Diano In Paestum
Ephesus See no. 100 on this City Map
Leptis Magna
Pompei
Timgad Has 2 "Macella". The Sertius and the " Eastern". See

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