Funerary Altar and Statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 01 February 2020
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Marcus Nonius Balbus was a prominent figure of Herculaneum during the Augustan period (27 BCE - 14 CE). He embellished the town with civic monuments and public facilities. His generosity to Herculaneum is preserved in inscriptions, and at least ten statues of him were erected in his honour.

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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. (2020, February 01). Funerary Altar and Statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11829/funerary-altar-and-statue-of-marcus-nonius-balbus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Funerary Altar and Statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 01, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11829/funerary-altar-and-statue-of-marcus-nonius-balbus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Funerary Altar and Statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Feb 2020. Web. 22 Jun 2021.