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Leptis Magna.

Leptis Magna.
A model of a Roman port.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: D9216
Description: This model of Leptis Magna in North Africa gives an indication of what a Roman port looked liked c. 300 AD. It depicts a Roman barge unloading at a quayside. During the Roman period there were quays at Billingsgate and Dowgate, at the mouth of the River Wallbrook.
Creator: Ken Britten
Date: 1979
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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