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Title: Pompeii, its history, buildings, and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations, and also an itinerary for visitors
Authors: Dyer, Thomas Henry, 1804-1888
Publisher: London : Bell & Daldy
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ccess to his work, and cannottell what is his authority for the assertion. Mazois gives noinscription.! It is the only erection of its kind in the Streetof Tombs, and we should almost consider it as built for thegeneral accommodation, or perhaps as matter of speculation,and let out on hire.| The monument which stands next is intended for the * Cic. in Vatin. 13. The .illusion to the bath is another proof how invariablythe Komans resorted to it before the afternoon meal. f An inscription built into the gable says that it was erectpd in honour otCn. Vibrios Saturninus, of the Falernian Tribe, by his freeman Callistus.>ee Mommsen, Tnscrr, Begni Neap, X. -349.—Ed. J For the elevation of this and following tombs, see above, p. 4J9. 518 POMPEII. common burial-place of a family. It consists, as will be seenmore clearly by looking to the ground plan, No. 11, of asquare building, containing a small chamber, by the side ofwhich is a door giving admission to a small court surrounded
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Iuiiib oI\Nsevultia Xyche. by a high wall. The entrance to the chamber is at the back.From the level of the outer wall rise two steps, supporting amarble cippus richly ornamented. Its front is occupied by abas-relief and inscription, of which we annex a copy :— NAEVOLEIA • 1 • LIB • TYCHE . SIBI • ET C • MVNATIO • FAVSTO • AYG . ET • PAGANO CVI • DECVRIONES • CONSENSV • POPVLI BISELLIVM • OB • MERITA • EIVS • DECKEVERVNT HOC • MONIMENTVM • NAEVOLEIA • TYCHE • LIBERTIS • SVIS LIBERTABVSQ • ET • C • MVtfATI • FAVSTI • VIVA . FECIT TOMBS. 519 The latter is to the following purport:— Nrevoleia Tyche,freedwoman of Julia Tyche, to herself and to Cains MunatiusFanstus, Augustal, and magistrate of the suburb, to whomthe Decurions, with the consent of the people, have grantedthe honour of the bisellium for his merits. Nasvoleia Tycheerected this monument in her lifetime for her freedmen andwomen, and for those of C. Munatius Faustus. The po
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