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Necropolis of Porta Vesuvio

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Athanasia Varveri
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Mar 02, 2024 02:36 PM History
A necropolis of Pompeii located outside the so-called "Porta Vesuvio".

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catacomb, cemetery, necropolis


This necropolis is notable for the schola-type tomb of Arellia Tertulla, who may have been the wife of M.Stlaborius Veius Fronto who was duovir quinquennalis in A.D. 25-26. Also notable is the monumental tomb of C. Vestorius Priscus who died at age 22 in AD 75-76. 

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Athanasia Varveri, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Necropolis of Porta Vesuvio: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 28 May 2024]

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