Rome: the Tabularium
Within the Roman Forum you can find the remains of a building of central importance for the Roman administration and to maintain the documents that regarded the empire: it’s the Tabularium. This important monument is located on the Campidoglio and dominate the surrounding area. Its facade is easily recognized; the Tabularium has an arched facade that faces the flaminian circus. It’s currently part of the of Capitolini Museums complex, and you can reach it through the Lapidarian Gallery that connects Palazzo Nuovo to Palazzo dei Conservatori.
Its history explains its name. In the past, within it there were bronze tabulae on which public archives were written to survive time. The name Tabularium was ofter assigned to buildings that were used as archives in the roman world.
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