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Museum Aquileia
Rostra



A rostra was originally the bow of a warship with a bronze spur for ramming an enemy ship. The Romans decorated their tribune on the Forum Romanum , from where the people were addressed, with such a bow (captured on the Carthaginians)


Rostra
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