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FABARA Zaragoza, Spain.

About 13 km E of Caspe. Not mentioned in ancient sources. A large tomb in the shape of a rectangular temple has survived, prostyle tetrastyle, with shallow pronaos and naos. The four columns of the facade are of the Tuscan order, with smooth shafts carrying an Ionic entablature with frieze decorated with garlands. The lateral walls have attached pilasters. Only a portion of the pediment is preserved, bearing an inscription stating that the monument is dedicated to the shades of Lucius Aemilius Lupus (CIL II Supp., 5851). Construction is in large stone blocks bound by iron clamps. In the interior at the left of the naos a stairway descends to a vaulted sepulchral crypt. The date of the monument is uncertain.


J. R. Mélida, Monumentos Romanos de Españia (1925) 134-36I; Puig i Cadafaich, L'Arquitectura romana a Catalunja (1934).


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