City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail)

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 29 August 2016
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A section of the Roman city-wall of Empuries, Spain. 1st century BCE. The base of the wall was made using calcareous rock while the upper portion is of Roman concrete (opus caementicium).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, August 29). City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5548/city-wall-of-stone--opus-caementicium-roman-empuri/

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Cartwright, Mark. "City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 29, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5548/city-wall-of-stone--opus-caementicium-roman-empuri/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Aug 2016. Web. 24 Oct 2021.