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FPSB Pompeii. Area B South at Fondo Pacifico Tombs.

Inscriptions to Lucius Calventius Staphylus, Lucius Calventius Cytherus, Sextus Numisius Auctus,

Calventia Cloe, Calventia Primilla, Lucius Calventius Amplius, and Mercurialis.

 

FPSB Pompeii. May 2011. Looking east from the front of the tomb area. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSB Pompeii. May 2011. Looking east from the front of the tomb area.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPSB Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south-east across tomb area. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSB Pompeii. May 2011. Looking south-east across tomb area. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPSB Pompeii. June 2010. The tomb area is organised in the form of a rectangle. The north end is open facing on to the street. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

FPSB Pompeii. June 2010. The tomb area is organised in the form of a rectangle.

The north end is open facing on to the street. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

 

FPSB Pompeii. August 2011.  Looking east along rear of tombs FPSB to FPSH. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

FPSB Pompeii. August 2011.  Looking east along rear of tombs FPSB to FPSH.

Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

 

FPSB Pompeii. August 2011.  A rectangle of columellae, looking east along rear of tomb. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

FPSB Pompeii. August 2011.  A rectangle of columellae, looking east along rear of tomb.

Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

 

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. East and south sides of the rectangle of columellae. Looking south-west at rear of tomb.

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. East and south sides of the rectangle of columellae.

Looking south-west at rear of tomb.

 

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997.  Four columellae on east side of tomb.

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. Four columellae on east side of tomb.

 

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. Marble columella of Mercurialis. The first of four columellae on east side of tomb.

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. Marble columella of Mercurialis.

The first of four columellae on east side of tomb.

 

FPSB Pompeii. Marble columella of Mercurialis.
This is the first columella from the north-east corner and has the inscription

MERCVRIALIS
VIXIT ANNIS XI

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

FPSB Pompeii. Marble columella of Mercurialis.

This is the first columella from the north-east corner and has the inscription

 

MERCVRIALIS

VIXIT ANNIS XI

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

 

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. Stone columella of Calventia Primilla.The second of four columellae on east side of tomb.

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. Stone columella of Calventia Primilla.

The second of four columellae on east side of tomb.

 

FPSB Pompeii. Stone columella of Calventia Primilla.
This is the second columella from the north-east corner and has the inscription

CALVENTIA
PRIMILLA

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

FPSB Pompeii. Stone columella of Calventia Primilla.

This is the second columella from the north-east corner and has the inscription

 

CALVENTIA

PRIMILLA

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

 

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Marble columella, third from north-east end with inscription.

SEX. NVMISIO
AVCTO 
CALVENTIA CLOE 
PATRI.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, the inscription was to Sextus Numidius Auctus.
He was the natural father of Calventia Cloe.
See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Marble columella, third from north-east end with inscription.

 

SEX. NVMISIO

AVCTO

CALVENTIA CLOE

PATRI.

 

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, the inscription was to Sextus Numidius Auctus.

He was the natural father of Calventia Cloe.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

 

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997.  Marble columella of Sextus Numidius Auctus. The third of four columellae on east side of tomb.

FPSB Pompeii. c.1997. Marble columella of Sextus Numidius Auctus.

The third of four columellae on east side of tomb.

 

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south into U shaped group of columella..

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south into U shaped group of columella.

 

FPSB Pompeii. Marble columella of Lucius Calventius Amplius.
This is in south-west corner of tomb area and has the inscription

L CALVENTIVS
AMPLIVS
V  A  VI

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

L(ucius) Calventius
Amplius
V(ixit) a(nnis) VI

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

FPSB Pompeii. Marble columella of Lucius Calventius Amplius.

This is in south-west corner of tomb area and has the inscription

 

L CALVENTIVS

AMPLIVS

V  A  VI

 

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

 

L(ucius) Calventius

Amplius

V(ixit) a(nnis) VI

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

 

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Marble columella of Lucius Calventius Cytherus.
This is one of two at the southern end, inside the main rectangular group, with the inscription:

L CALVENTIVS 
CYTHERVS 
VIX ANNIS XX.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

L(ucius) Calventius
Cytherus
Vix(it) annis XX

In front of the columella was a libation tube.
See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Marble columella of Lucius Calventius Cytherus.

This is one of two at the southern end, inside the main rectangular group, with the inscription:

 

L CALVENTIVS

CYTHERVS

VIX ANNIS XX.

 

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

 

L(ucius) Calventius

Cytherus

Vix(it) annis XX

 

In front of the columella was a libation tube.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

 

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Marble columella with inscription L. CALVENTIO STAPHYLO. Male columella of Lucius Calventius Staphylus, in south-west corner of tomb area. According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, in front of the columella was a marble tablet with a clay libation tube.

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Marble columella with inscription L. CALVENTIO STAPHYLO.

Male columella of Lucius Calventius Staphylus, in south-west corner of tomb area.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, in front of the columella was a marble tablet with a clay libation tube.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 217.

 

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south-west from FPSE to FPSB.

FPSB Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south-west from FPSE to FPSB.

 

 

 

 

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