Theme 6

On this site you are able to follow the development of Theme 6 regarding the Unknown Forum Structures in Ostia. Every six months, an interim report will be uploaded onto this site.

December, 2020

The last Remains of the first Forum in Ostia

In the Forum's area, two walls have been the focal point. The first wall is the western wall of the Late Republican temple preserved under the western Hadrianic portico. The second wall is a predecessor wall of the so-called Curia. These two walls have been documented using photogrammetry.

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May, 2022

The first fora of Ostia

The focus of my work during the last year has been on creating the first theories on the first
Forum of Ostia. This has included analysing a vast amount of empirical material from other
comparable cities. This has led to the creation of three phases of the Late Republican Forum of

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