Tombs outside Pompeii walls and in the suburbs.

Plan after Stefani 1998, updated for later finds.

See Pompei Oltre la vita, SAP Exhibition, 1998, p. 90.

Use this plan to view information and pictures of tombs located outside the Pompeii city walls.

Click on the plan or the links below for the information and pictures of those tombs.

Note: The research by Alison Emmerson, 2010, suggests slightly differing locations for some tombs around Porta Stabia. See Necropoli di Porta Stabia page.

Unfortunately we do not have pictures for some locations at present.

1= Necropoli di Porta Ercolano                      - Porta Ercolano or Herculaneum Gate Tombs on the Via dei Sepolcri

2= Necropoli di Porta Stabia                         - Porta di Stabia or Stabian Gate Tombs

2= Necropoli vicino Porta Marina scavate 1754-7 - Porta Marina or Marine Gate Tombs excavated by Weber 1754-1757

3= Necropoli di Porta Vesuvio                       - Porta del Vesuvio of Vesuvian Gate Tombs

4= Necropoli di Porta Nola                            - Porta di Nola or Nola Gate Tombs

5= Necropoli di Porta Nocera                         - Porta di Nocera or Nocera Gate Tombs on the Via delle Tombe

6= Necropoli di Fondo Pacifico                       - Fondo Pacifico Tombs

7= Cremations                                             - Cremations and inscriptions on walls between Porta di Sarno and Porta di Nola

8= Necropoli di Porta di Sarno                       - Tombs outside the Sarno Gate.

A= Tombe del Fondo Santilli                          - Fondo Santilli Necropolis (About 200m from Porta Stabia)

B=                                                              - Tombe presso la Strada Regia

C= Tombe del Fondo Squillante                      - Tomb at Fondo Squillante

D= Necropoli del Fondo Azzolini                     - Fondo Azzolini Necropolis (About 500m from Porta Stabia towards Porta Nocera)

E= Tombe del Fondo Prelatura                       - Tombe del Fondo Prelatura

F=                                                              - Tombe in località Cimitero

G= Monumento Funerario del Fondo Prisco      - Tomb at Fondo Prisco

H= Tomba nei pressi cabina ENEL                  - Tomb of Publius Ancarsulenus Philadelphus and Ancarsulena Eleutheris


See Stefani, G., 1998. Pompei oltre la vita: Nuove testimonianze dalle necropoli, p. 90ff.