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Carole Raddato
published on 12 December 2022

The Forum of Sala Colonia (modern-day Rabat in Morocco) was a trapezoidal structure paved with large blue limestone slabs. Built during the reign of Trajan (r. 98-117 CE), this public square was closed by two monumental gates. Bases of honorary inscriptions are dedicated to the city's magistrates.

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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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