Vaulted roof of a shop near the propylaea or monumental gateway, on the Northern terraces near the tenemos and agora, 1st century AD, made from limestone blocks carved using metal tools, Apollonia, Fier, Albania. Apollonia was an ancient Greek city in Illyria, founded in 588 BC by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth. It flourished in the Roman period and declined from the 3rd century AD when its harbour was silted up due to an earthquake. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Vaulted roof of a shop near the propylaea or monumental gateway, on the Northern terraces near the tenemos and agora, 1st century AD, made from limestone blocks carved using metal tools, Apollonia, Fier, Albania. Apollonia was an ancient Greek city in Illyria, founded in 588 BC by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth. It flourished in the Roman period and declined from the 3rd century AD when its harbour was silted up due to an earthquake. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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