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Contact details

30202  Cartagena, Murcia  (Murcia)
www.ayto-cartagena.es

Location

Autonomous region:
Murcia

Province/Island:
Murcia

Murcia

Reservations


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.)

Practical information

Schedule

Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.




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