Garum Factory, Baelo Claudia

Illustration

Carole Raddato
by
published on 27 April 2021
Send to Google Classroom:

The industrial area dedicated to the salting of fish and the production of the famous fish sauce (garum) in Baelo Claudia in southern Spain. The large basins dug into the ground served to pile up the pieces of fish to be salted. The fish and salt were positioned in successive layers, taking approximately twenty days for the salting process to be completed.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

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. (2021, April 27). Garum Factory, Baelo Claudia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13908/garum-factory-baelo-claudia/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Garum Factory, Baelo Claudia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 27, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13908/garum-factory-baelo-claudia/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Garum Factory, Baelo Claudia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Apr 2021. Web. 21 Oct 2021.