TITLE

Witness to an Ancient War

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Peter A.
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct88, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses University of Florida historian William M. Murray's study of remnants of a memorial that Octavian had erected to commemorate his naval victory over Antony and Cleopatra in 31 B.C. Analysis of a bronze ram found on the sea floor off Athlit, Israel; Discovery of more than 30 sockets at the site; Reconstruction of the appearance of the monument; Approximation of size of Antony's ships.
ACCESSION #
10811068

 

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