Contact details

30202  Cartagena, Murcia  (Murcia)
http://www.cartagenaturismo.es/

Location

Autonomous region:
Murcia

Province/Island:
Murcia

Murcia

Description

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.

Construction:
Tower

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (B.C.)

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