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Summary

Ile de Cavallo Roman granite quarry. Corsica. Cavallo Island.

Class:

  • Workshop or industry
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

île San Bainsu

île San Bainsu

Piantarella

Piantarella

L'Araguina-Sennola

Roman site.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Ancient Rome sent prisoners there to obtain granite for monuments.

See:

RJA Wilson, Ancient Granite Quarries on the Bocche di Bonifacio, in: Classical Marble: Geochemistry, Technology, Trade Trinity Colledge, Univeristy of Dublin, 1988, pp.103-112