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HGE02 Pompeii. Herculaneum Gate East Side. Tomb of T. Terentius Felix Maior.

Excavated 1763. (Eschebach East 2, Kockel Nord 2).

 

Via Pomeriale leading to HGE2, with HGE3 on left and HGE1 on right. May 2006. Looking north-east.

Via Pomeriale leading to HGE2, with HGE3 on left and HGE1 on right. May 2006. Looking north-east.

 

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Tomb of Terentius Felix Maior.
According to Kockel, found in situ on the 15th September 1763, was a marble plaque with an inscription [CIL X 1019]. 
Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 3879.

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read

T(ito) Terentio T(iti) f(ilio) Men(enia)
Felici Maiori aedil(i)
huic publice locus
datus et HS |(mille)|(mille)
Fabia Probi f(ilia) Sabina uxor      [CIL X 1019].

According to Cooley this translates as:

To Titus Terentius Felix Maior, son of Titus, of the Menenian tribe, aedile. 
To him publicly, a place given and 2,000 sesterces. 
Fabia Sabina, daughter of Probus, his wife.

Also found was a cippus with the inscription T. MAIORI.
See Kockel V., 1983. Die Grabbauten vor dem Herkulaner Tor in Pompeji. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 115-7,Taf.34).

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Tomb of Terentius Felix Maior.

 

HGE02 Pompeii. According to Kockel, on the 15th September 1763, a marble plaque was found in situ with an inscription [CIL X 1019]. Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 3879. A somewhat reduced size reproduction is now to be found on site. According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read

T(ito) Terentio T(iti) f(ilio) Men(enia)
Felici Maiori aedil(i)
huic publice locus
datus et HS |(mille)|(mille)
Fabia Probi f(ilia) Sabina uxor      [CIL X 1019].

According to Cooley this translates as:

To Titus Terentius Felix Maior, son of Titus, of the Menenian tribe, aedile. 
To him publicly, a place given and 2,000 sesterces. 
Fabia Sabina, daughter of Probus, his wife.

Also found was a cippus with the inscription T. MAIORI.
See Kockel V., 1983. Die Grabbauten vor dem Herkulaner Tor in Pompeji. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 115-7,Taf.34).

HGE02 Pompeii. According to Kockel, on the 15th September 1763, a marble plaque was found in situ with an inscription [CIL X 1019].

Now in Naples Archaeological Museum.  Inventory number 3879.

A somewhat reduced size reproduction is now to be found on site.

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this read


T(ito) Terentio T(iti) f(ilio) Men(enia)

Felici Maiori aedil(i)

huic publice locus

datus et HS |(mille)|(mille)

Fabia Probi f(ilia) Sabina uxor      [CIL X 1019].

 

According to Cooley this translates as:

 

To Titus Terentius Felix Maior, son of Titus, of the Menenian tribe, aedile.

To him publicly, a place given and 2,000 sesterces.

Fabia Sabina, daughter of Probus, his wife.

 

Also found was a cippus with the inscription T. MAIORI.

See Kockel V., 1983. Die Grabbauten vor dem Herkulaner Tor in Pompeji. Mainz: von Zabern. (p. 115-7,Taf.34).

 

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking across HGE04 from west wall of Tomb of Terentius Felix Maior.

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking across HGE04 from west wall of Tomb of Terentius Felix Maior.

 

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Tomb of T. Terentius Felix Maior from path leading to walls.

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. West wall of tomb of T. Terentius Felix Maior.

 

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking across west wall to rear part oftomb HGE04.

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking across west wall to rear part of tomb HGE04.

 

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking east towards tomb from path leading to walls.

HGE02 Pompeii. May 2006. Looking east towards tomb from path leading to walls.

 

 

 

 

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