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BENNA a carriage (Festus, s.v. “Benna lingua Gallica genus vehiculi appellatur, unde vocantur combennones eadem benna sedentes.” Cf. Cato, Cat. Agr. 23, 2). As a waggon of basket-work is still called benna in Italian, benne in South German, and banne in Belgium, it is conjectured that the vehicle from the column of Antoninus figured below is a benna. [J.H.F]

Benna. (From the Column of Antoninus.)

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