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Necropolis of Porta Ercolano

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Athanasia Varveri
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 03, 2016 09:41 AM History
The Porta Ercolano necropolis, excavated between 1763 and 1838, is the best known of Pompeii's necropoleis, in use from the middle of the first century BC until the first century AD.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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catacomb, cemetery, necropolis


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Athanasia Varveri, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Necropolis of Porta Ercolano: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 27 September 2020]

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