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FPND Pompeii. North Tomb D at Fondo Pacifico.

Tomb of Caecilia Agathia and her husband Lucius Caecilius Dioscurides.

They were freed woman and freed man of a Lucius Caecilius.

 

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. South side of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. South side of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. South wall with plaque.

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. South wall with plaque.

 

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. Plaque on south side of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. Plaque on south side of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Plaque on south wall with inscription.

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Plaque on south wall with inscription:

 

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. Plaque on front of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.
The inscription reads

CAECILIA L. L. AGATHIA
VIVA SIBEI FECIT ET 
L. CAECILIO L. L. DIOSCVRIDI
VIRO SVO.

D’Ambrosio and De Caro expand this to:

Caecilia L(uci) l(iberta) Agathia
viva sibei fecit et 
L(ucio) Caecilio L(uci) l(iberto) Dioscuridi
viro suo.

They name the tomb after Caecilia Agathia, the freedwoman of a Lucius Caecilius, and her husband Lucius Caecilius Dioscurides, a freedman of the same patron.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 206.

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. Plaque on front of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

The inscription reads

 

CAECILIA L. L. AGATHIA

VIVA SIBEI FECIT ET

L. CAECILIO L. L. DIOSCVRIDI

VIRO SVO.

 

D’Ambrosio and De Caro expand this to:

 

Caecilia L(uci) l(iberta) Agathia

viva sibei fecit et

L(ucio) Caecilio L(uci) l(iberto) Dioscuridi

viro suo.

 

They name the tomb after Caecilia Agathia, the freedwoman of a Lucius Caecilius, and her husband Lucius Caecilius Dioscurides, a freedman of the same patron.

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 206.

 

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. Front of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.
According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, there were two inscriptions in red letters on the front of the tomb.
The first was
GLAD. PAR. XL P FVRI. ET. L. R. … AM I PVG
CAP. D. EID. X. IX. K. FEBRVAR. VELA. ET
RAC. ERVNT
AQVA. … CS C. . RI PE…

They expand this as:
Glad(iatorum) par(ia) XL P(ubli) Furi et. L(uci) (?) R. … ami (?) Pug(nabunt)
Cap(uis) D( ….) Eid(ibus) X. IX (ante) k(alendas) Februar(ias) Vela et …erunt
Aqua(tica?)

The second was:
GLAD. PAR. XXIIII ET. VENATIO PVG
IN. FALERNO. FORO. POPILI. L. L. ATILIORVM
A. D. XIII. XII. XI. X. K. IVNI.

They expand this as:
Glad(iatorum) par(ia) XXIIII et venatio Pug(nabunt)
in Falerno Foro Popilii L(uciorum) Atiliorum
a(nte) d(ies) XIII. XII. XI. X. K(alendas) Iuni(as)

Traces of a third earlier inscription were partially covered by the first, and were illegible. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 206.

FPND Pompeii. May 2011. Front of tomb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, there were two inscriptions in red letters on the front of the tomb.

The first was

 

GLAD. PAR. XL P FVRI. ET. L. R. … AM I PVG

CAP. D. EID. X. IX. K. FEBRVAR. VELA. ET

RAC. ERVNT

AQVA. … CS C. . RI PE…

 

They expand this as:

Glad(iatorum) par(ia) XL P(ubli) Furi et. L(uci) (?) R. … ami (?) Pug(nabunt)

Cap(uis) D( ….) Eid(ibus) X. IX (ante) k(alendas) Februar(ias) Vela et …erunt

Aqua(tica?)

 

The second was:

GLAD. PAR. XXIIII ET. VENATIO PVG

IN. FALERNO. FORO. POPILI. L. L. ATILIORVM

A. D. XIII. XII. XI. X. K. IVNI.

 

They expand this as:

Glad(iatorum) par(ia) XXIIII et venatio Pug(nabunt)

in Falerno Foro Popilii L(uciorum) Atiliorum

a(nte) d(ies) XIII. XII. XI. X. K(alendas) Iuni(as)

 

Traces of a third earlier inscription were partially covered by the first, and were illegible.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 206.

 

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. North side of tomb.

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. North side of tomb.

 

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. South wall (on left) and east wall (on right).

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. South wall (on left) and east wall (on right).

 

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Remains of painted graffiti on east wall. According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, there was an inscription on the east side of the tomb.
L. LVSIVM. SATVRN
PR. VB OVF

They expand this as:
L(ucium) Lusium. Saturn[inum]
pr(aetorem) v(irum) b(onum) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 206.

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Remains of painted graffiti on east wall.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, there was an inscription on the east side of the tomb.

 

L. LVSIVM. SATVRN

PR. VB OVF

 

They expand this as:

 

L(ucium) Lusium. Saturn[inum]

pr(aetorem) v(irum) b(onum) o(ro) v(os) f(aciatis)

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 206.

 

FPND Pompeii. June 2010. Looking north-west along front of tomb. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

FPND Pompeii. June 2010. Looking north-west along front of tomb. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north-west along south side of tombs towards FPND.

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north-west along south side of tombs towards FPND.

 

FPND Pompeii. August 2011. Looking north at FPND (left) and FPNE. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

FPND Pompeii. August 2011. Looking north at FPND (left) and FPNE. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

 

Tombs at Pompeii Fondo Pacifico looking south with FPND centre right. June 2010. The tombs in the foreground are on the north side of the road that leads through the tombs. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

FPND Pompeii. June 2010. Looking south with FPND between the right hand two conifers.

The tombs in the foreground are on the north side of the road that leads through the tombs.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Tombs at Pompeii Fondo Pacifico looking south with FPND centre right. December 2005. The tombs in the foreground are on the north side of the road that leads through the tombs.

FPND Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south with FPND between the right hand two conifers.

The tombs in the foreground are on the north side of the road that leads through the tombs.

 

 

 

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