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Necropolis of Porta Nola

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 Oct 08, 2018 12:09 PM History
An area with three tombs located outside the Porta di Nola.

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


The tombs have been identified as those of Marcus Obellius Firmus, Aesquilia Polla, the wife of N. Herennius Celsus, and a third, anonymous, person.

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Athanasia Varveri, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Necropolis of Porta Nola: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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