Scene in the harbour of Claudius in Ostia.

Marble. 200 CE.

Rome, Torlonia Museum
(Museo Torlonia)

Origin:
Found in Portus near the Villa Torlonia.
Description:
1 — bridge gang-planks to the quay; 2 — bowsprit, simultaneously loading crane with a polyspast; 3 — sailing reefs; 4 — statue of Neptune; 5 — triumphal arch; 6 — tower lighthouse; 7 — big sailing ship near the quay; 8 — sacrificial gifts on the back deck near a cabin; 9 — pilot in the boat; 10 — side rudder oar.
Credits:
© Image, text: Slovar’ antichnosti. / Per. s nem. — M.: Progress, 1989 (to article “Gavan’”)
RUSSIAN

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