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The record‐office in Rome (see archives, Roman). It is traditionally associated with the trapezoidal building lying between the two summits of the Capitol with its main front towards the Campus Martius. On the opposite side, closing the west end of the forum Romanum, the elevation consisted of a massive substructure of ashlar masonry with an arcade of eleven arches flanked by Doric half‐columns above it. A stairway from the Forum climbed through the ground floor of the substructure to the front hall of the building. Other tabularia in Rome included the Aventine temple of Ceres, for plebiscites and decrees of the senate, and the Atrium Lībertātis, the censors' registry of punishments and citizen‐rolls.

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