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Pyramid of Cestius

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 12, 2020 09:51 AM History
An ancient pyramid-shaped tomb built for Caius Cestius (ca. 18-12 BC), a magistrate and member of the Septemviri Epulonum. The tomb stands at the fork of the ancient Via Ostiensis and was later incorporated into the city's fortifications.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Pyramid of Cestius: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 19 October 2021]

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