Garum Factory in Lixus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 December 2022

Fish-salting and garum-manufacturing workshops in Lixus (modern-day Morocco). The complex had 23 closely-spaced vats (cetariae) and functioned from 40/60 CE to the early 6th century CE. The factory had a salting capacity of over one million litres, making it the largest garum producer in the western Mediterranean.

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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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