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date: 17 April 2024

quarries and quarrying 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Bryan Ward-PerkinsBryan Ward-Perkins

Our knowledge of the quarrying of *marble, and of its diffusion across the Roman Empire, is extensive, because the origin of many marbles can be identified by eye, and because they have been widely studied. The quarrying of marble had boomed in early imperial times, with ... ...

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