Columbarium near the Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.

1st century CE.

Rome, Via Appia
(Via Appia)

Origin:
Was discovered in 1927 in the course of excavations near the Tomb of the Scipios on via Appia (now via S. Sebastiano, 9).
Literature:
Camera ed inscrizioni sepulcrali de’liberti, servi ed ufficiali della casa di Augusto scoperte nella via Appia ed illustratecon le annotazioni di Monsignor Francesco Bianchini Veronese. Roma, M. DCCXXVII. 87 pages.
Credits:
© 2012. Photo and comments: Ilya Shurygin.
Keywords: via Appia Antica columbarium cinerary urn Tomb of the Scipios hypogeum
History of Ancient Rome