Roman Temple-tombs

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Carole Raddato
published on 12 March 2018

Two monumental temple-tombs in the ancient city of Imbriogon in Cilicia (modern-day Turkey) dating to the second and third centuries CE. The overall design of the tombs with columns and a standard entablature produces the effect of small temples.

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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. (2018, March 12). Roman Temple-tombs. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Temple-tombs." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 12, 2018.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Temple-tombs." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Mar 2018. Web. 31 Mar 2023.