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The Markets of Trajan are an archaeological complex of uniqueness in Rome, perhaps even worldwide. They represent an area that has experienced the evolution of the city from the imperial age to today; an area that has been constantly recycled and transformed.

The Markets of Trajan are an archaeological complex of uniqueness in Rome, perhaps even worldwide. They represent an area that has experienced the evolution of the city from the imperial age to today; an area that has been constantly recycled and transformed.

Trajan's Market, Imperial Forum, Rome. a single monumental facade was built, consisting of a large, semicircular exedra, preceded by a colonnade - it was used for warehouses for foodstuffs and as a retail sales area. It is thought that wings to this building may have housed auditoriums or lecture halls.

Trajan's Market, Imperial Forum, Rome. a single monumental facade was built, consisting of a large, semicircular exedra, preceded by a colonnade - it was used for warehouses for foodstuffs and as a retail sales area. It is thought that wings to this building may have housed auditoriums or lecture halls.

Market scene, relief, Roman, 2nd century (stone), . / Museo Ostiense, Ostia Antica, Rome, Italy / Roger-Viollet, Paris / The Bridgeman Art Library (bread butcher food fruit greengrocer monkey rabbit selling stall trade)

Market scene, relief, Roman, 2nd century (stone), . / Museo Ostiense, Ostia Antica, Rome, Italy / Roger-Viollet, Paris / The Bridgeman Art Library (bread butcher food fruit greengrocer monkey rabbit selling stall trade)

Relief depicting a bread seller (stone), Roman, (2nd century AD) / Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Relief depicting a bread seller (stone), Roman, century AD) / Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Butcher's shop, relief, Roman, 2nd century (stone), / Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy / Roger-Viollet, Paris / The Bridgeman Art Library

Popular tourist destinations In Rome. Ok so you want to visit one of the most breathtaking cities in the world, aka Rome, the question is, what tourist attractions can you see in Rome and what is their history

Scales Bronze Forum, Pompeii Goods were weighed by moving the counter-weight or ‘poise’ along the beam until the beam is horizontal. The weight of the goods is read from the scale marked on the beam. Poises were often decorative, in the shape of gods, men, women or animals. Perhaps this one was designed to resemble the owner of the scales.

Goods were weighed by moving the counter-weight or ‘poise’ along the beam until the beam is horizontal. Poises were often decorative, in the shape of gods, men, women or animals.