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Carole Raddato
published on 04 March 2014

The remains of the Augusteum at Narona (modern Vid, Croatia) with its fifteen marble sculptures exhibited on a platform. An Augusteum was a site of imperial cult, named after the imperial title of Augustus. The Augusteum at Narona seems to have been built in about 10 BCE and was later dedicated by Publius Cornelius Dolabella, the governor of the province of Dalmatia.

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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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