A Roman Freight Ship

| View Cart ⇗ | Info

“This ship lies besides the wharf at Ostia. In the afterpart of the vessel is a cabin with two windows. Notice the figure of Victory on the top of the single mast and the decoration of the mainsail with the wolf and twins. The ship is steered by a pair of huge paddles."—Webster, 1913


Webster, Hutton Ancient History (Boston, MA: D.C. Heath & Co., 1913)


TIFF (full resolution)

2156×2400, 928.1 KiB

Large GIF

919×1024, 186.1 KiB

Medium GIF

574×640, 98.6 KiB

Small GIF

287×320, 34.7 KiB