Neumagen Wine Ship

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$3469 / $18000


Carole Raddato
published on 04 December 2018
Neumagen Wine Ship Download Full Size Image

Funerary stone monument in the shape of a rowing ship for transport of wine barrels on the Moselle river. The barge is loaded with four large wine-barrels, and manned by six oarsmen and two steersmen, one of whom is marking the time by clapping his hands.
Found in Neumagen about 220 CE. Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier (Germany).

Remove Ads
Subscribe to this author

About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Raddato, C. (2018, December 04). Neumagen Wine Ship. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Neumagen Wine Ship." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 04, 2018.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Neumagen Wine Ship." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Dec 2018. Web. 23 Jul 2024.