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08 July
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Roman Battering Ram Found

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Great article from The History Blog

It’s a rostrum. The Romans used to affix them to the prow of their ship to batter the sides of enemy vessels.  This particular rostrum was found off the coast of Sicily and seems to have been used in the last naval battle of the First Punic War against Carthage. (The first one was the one without Hannibal and his elephants.)

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