La Torre Ciega Archaeological Area


30202  Cartagena, Murcia  (Murcia)




This monument is the only thing that remains of the Roman necropolis that was located beside the route from Carthago Nova to Tarragona. The Ciega tower has a quadrangular plan, with a base made out of three ashlar stones The main body is noteworthy for its lattice lining.There is a funeral inscription.The entire site culminated in a cone-shaped upper section, that is no longer there.This tower was the tomb of Tito Didio, proconsul to the Hispania Citerior in the year 94 B. C.

  • Bygning: Tower
  • Stilperiode: Classical-Roman
  • Historisk periode: Romanisation (B.C.)

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