Marcelleum at Forum in Pompeii, Italy - Encircle Photos

11 Marcelleum at Forum in Pompeii, Italy

These three Corinthian columns comprised part of the Forum’s portico and stand at the western entrance of the Marcelleum. Inside were two dozen, single-room food stores (called a taberna) lining the north and south walls. The central courtyard was 121 by 88 feet, encircled by columns and used as a fish market. This covered marketplace dates back to the 2nd century BC.

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Forum at Pompeii, Via Villa dei Misteri 3, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy

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