Roman Fish-Salting Factory in Puerto de Mazarrón, Spain

During the Roman era, the port of Mazarrón was an invaluable source of both fish and salt, with a seemingly infinite supply. The town was also centrally located among the trade routes in the western Mediterranean. As a result, fish salting was a major enterprise during the 4th and 5th centuries, serving as the single most important source of income for locals.  

Today, the remnants of Puerto de Mazarrón's past as a fish salting hub can be found all over this increasingly popular tourist...

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