Funerary Stele of a Blacksmith

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Carole Raddato
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published on 07 April 2019
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Limestone funerary stele of a blacksmith. The relief shows the inside of the blacksmith's workshop with forge tools and workshop products. An assistant is rekindling the fire in the forge using bellows. He is standing behind a protective screen. A lettering field appears between pilasters with female figures. 1st century CE. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia, Italy.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, April 07). Funerary Stele of a Blacksmith. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10423/funerary-stele-of-a-blacksmith/

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Raddato, Carole. "Funerary Stele of a Blacksmith." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10423/funerary-stele-of-a-blacksmith/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Funerary Stele of a Blacksmith." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Apr 2019. Web. 17 Jun 2021.