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Monuments: Pula Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre at Pula is one of the best preserved in the Roman empire, still standing to its full height almost all the way around. First built as a wooden arena under Augustus the large version that now survives was erected under Vespasian, and finished by Titus. More

Girardi Jurkić, V. ‘The cavae romanae quarry. Properties and use of the stone for the amphitheater in pula (Croatia)’, in A. Gutiérrez Garcia-Moreno, P. Lapuente Mercadal, and I. Rodà de Llanza (eds). Interdisciplinary studies on ancient stone: proceedings of the IX Association for the Study of Marbles and Other Stones in Antiquity (ASMOSIA), Conference (Tarragona 2009) (Documenta 23). Tarragona: 640–4.

Mlakar, Š. (1957). Das Amphitheater in Pula (Kunsthistorische Denkmäler in Istrien 1). Pula.

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Type
Architecture
Material
Limestone (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
post ad 78 - pre ad 81 

Location

Current
Pula 

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