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FPSG Pompeii. Area G South at Fondo Pacifico Tombs.

Inscriptions to Calidia Aucta, Calidia Propolis, Callidia Soteris, M. Decidius Macer M. F., and P. Cluvius Atticus.

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According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro;

It is a wide area with a niche tomb Ga at the east end and an arch Gb at the west end, but with no clear internal divisions.

It has a continuous line of columella on the south side, without characteristics to indicate boundaries or ownership.

Having no way to split up the area accurately, they have described this as one area.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 223.

 

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south-west to arch Gb.

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south-west to arch Gb.

 

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. North side of arch Gb, looking south-west.

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. North side of arch Gb, looking south-west.

 

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. North side of tomb monument Gb. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. North side of arch Gb with entrance steps built in. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. Remains of painted inscription on north side of east pier of arch Gb.

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. Remains of painted inscription on north side of east pier of arch Gb.

 

FPSG Pompeii. Inscription found on arch Gb, on the south side of the east pier. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 203, abb. 60f.

FPSG Pompeii. Inscription found on arch Gb, on the south side of the east pier.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 203, abb. 60f.

 

FPSG Pompeii. Inscription found on arch Gb, on the east face. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 203, abb. 60g.

FPSG Pompeii. Inscription found on arch Gb, on the east face.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 203, abb. 60g.

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. South side of arch Gb, Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. South side of arch Gb, Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPSG Pompeii. August 2011. The west end of the tomb area is indicated by the scaffolding around Gb. Niche tomb Ga can be seen at the east end. Looking north east. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

FPSG Pompeii. August 2011. The west end of the tomb area is indicated by the scaffolding around Gb.

Niche tomb Ga can be seen at the east end. Looking north east. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

 

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. Looking east from monument Gb to niche tomb Ga. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. Looking east from monument Gb to niche tomb Ga.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. North side of niche tomb Ga at east end of tomb area. According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro a fragment of a female columella was found in the unexcavated niche Ga. This was a head with the hair in two braids at the edges, and tied together on the nape of the neck. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 226, taf. 39c.

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. North side of niche tomb Ga at east end of tomb area.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro a fragment of a female columella was found in the unexcavated niche Ga.

This was a head with the hair in two braids at the edges, and tied together on the nape of the neck.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 226, taf. 39c.

 

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. West side of niche tomb Ga at the east end of the tomb area. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. West side of niche tomb Ga at the east end of the tomb area.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. Looking west from south side of niche tomb Ga.

FPSG Pompeii. December 2005. Looking west from south side of niche tomb Ga.

 

FPSG Pompeii. August 2011. FPSG is the second, longer group of columellae. Looking east to niche tomb Ga and wall of FPSH. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

FPSG Pompeii. August 2011. FPSG is the second, longer group of columellae.

Looking east to niche tomb Ga and wall of FPSH. Photo courtesy of Peter Gurney.

 

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. The continuous line of columellae starts from opposite the scaffold pole. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPSG Pompeii. May 2011. The continuous line of columellae starts from opposite the scaffold pole.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

 

 

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