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Pompeii. Porta Marina or Marine Gate.

Excavated 1862. Bombed in 1943.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.
According to Eschebach, the ancient name of this Gate may have been Porta Neptunis or Porta Forensis. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.12)

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

According to Eschebach, the ancient name of this Gate may have been Porta Neptunis or Porta Forensis.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.12)

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015. Looking north-east, after restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015.

Looking north-east, after restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina to gate.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina to gate.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina.  1980-1990. Road to Porta Marina next to the Suburban Baths. Cippus of T. Suedius Clemens.  The Cippus is inscribed:

Ex auctoritate 
imp(eratoris) Caesaris 
Vespasiani Aug(usti)
loca publica, a privatis
possessa 
T(itus) Suedius Clemens
tribunus causis cognitis et
mensuris factis rei publicae
Pompeianorum restituit,  

By virtue of authority conferred upon him by the Emperor Vespasian Caesar Augustus, Titus Suedius Clemens, tribune, having investigated the facts and taken measurements, restored to the citizens of Pompeii public places illegally appropriated by private persons. Similar Cippi were found at the Porta Ercolano, Porta Vesuvio and the Porta Nocera. See Conticello, B., Ed, 1990. Rediscovering Pompeii. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p. 225).

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1980-1990.

Road to Porta Marina next to the Suburban Baths.

Cippus of T. Suedius Clemens. The Cippus is inscribed:

 

Ex auctoritate

imp(eratoris) Caesaris

Vespasiani Aug(usti)

loca publica, a privatis

possessa

T(itus) Suedius Clemens

tribunus causis cognitis et

mensuris factis rei publicae

Pompeianorum restituit,

 

By virtue of authority conferred upon him by the Emperor Vespasian Caesar Augustus,

Titus Suedius Clemens, tribune, having investigated the facts and taken measurements,

restored to the citizens of Pompeii public places illegally appropriated by private persons.

 

Similar Cippi were found at the Porta Ercolano, Porta Vesuvio and the Porta Nocera.

See Conticello, B., Ed, 1990. Rediscovering Pompeii. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p. 225).

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015. Looking east towards gate, and through to Via Marina. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015. Looking east towards gate, and through to Via Marina.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Two tunnel entrances.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Two tunnel entrances.

 

Porta Marina, Pompeii. 4th April 1980, pre-earthquake. Looking east. Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

Porta Marina, Pompeii. 4th April 1980, pre-earthquake. Looking east.

Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

 

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Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1944. Gate after bomb damage. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1944. Gate after bomb damage.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old undated photo. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old undated photo. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1927. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1927. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1920. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1920. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1910 photo of a tourist in a sedan chair. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1910 photo of a tourist in a sedan chair. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1907. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1907. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking east across gate and tunnel.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking east across gate and tunnel.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking across top of gate towards VII.16.a, the Suburban Baths.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking across top of gate towards VII.16.a, the Suburban Baths.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Looking east to gate, with benches on left of arched entrance to pedestrian tunnel, in centre.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006.

Looking east to gate, with benches on left of arched entrance to pedestrian tunnel, in centre.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Benches on left of gate.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Benches on left of gate.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Painting on wall above benches.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Painting on wall above benches.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Wall on north side of gate, with benches.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Wall on north side of gate, with benches.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Lower left front of gate, on north side.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Lower left front of gate, on north side.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2005. Arched entrance to pedestrian tunnel, on left, and tunnel for goods and animals, on right.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2005.

Arched entrance to pedestrian tunnel, on left, and tunnel for goods and animals, on right.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. June 2010. Pedestrian tunnel steps and new gate. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. June 2010. Pedestrian tunnel steps and new gate. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Pedestrian tunnel plaster on north wall, at west end.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Pedestrian tunnel plaster on north wall, at west end.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Detail of pedestrian tunnel plaster at west end of north wall.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Detail of pedestrian tunnel plaster at west end of north wall.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Looking east into pedestrian tunnel.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Looking east into pedestrian tunnel.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. West end of pedestrian tunnel.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. West end of pedestrian tunnel.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Pedestrian tunnel east end.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Pedestrian tunnel, looking towards east end.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Pedestrian tunnel looking west.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Pedestrian tunnel, looking west from east end.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Detail of north wall of pedestrian tunnel.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. Detail of north wall of pedestrian tunnel.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. East wall of pedestrian tunnel.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. East wall of pedestrian tunnel.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2011. South side of gate. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2011. South side of gate. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006. South side of gate.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006. South side of gate.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. South side of gate. Niche on right hand side where part of a terracotta statue of Minerva was found.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. South side of gate.

Niche on right hand side where part of a terracotta statue of Minerva was found.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. South wall of gate, west end.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2006. South wall of gate, west end.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006. Tunnel for larger goods and animals. It is now used by the majority of tourists entering Pompeii.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006. South wall of tunnel for larger goods and animals.

It is now used by the majority of tourists entering Pompeii.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006. Looking west out from gate for modern tourists, used in the past for larger goods, carts and animals.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006.

Looking west out from gate for modern tourists, used in the past for larger goods, carts and animals.

 

Pompeii, Porta Marina, June 2017. Looking towards north wall of gateway, with steps to pedestrian tunnel, on left. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Pompeii, Porta Marina, June 2017. Looking towards north wall of gateway, with steps to pedestrian tunnel, on left.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2005. Looking east through tunnel, into city.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2005. Looking east through tunnel, into city.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006. Tunnel for larger goods and animals. West wall.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2006.

North wall of tunnel for larger goods and animals, at west end.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2005. Looking west from east end of gate tunnel.

Pompeii Porta Marina. December 2005. Looking west from east end of gate tunnel.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. March 2009. Looking out to west and entrance to Pompeii Scavi.

Pompeii Porta Marina. March 2009. Looking out to west and modern entrance to Pompeii Scavi.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. March 2009. Looking out through gate to west.

Pompeii Porta Marina. March 2009. Looking out through gate to west.

 

Porta Marina, Pompeii. June 1962. Exiting the site. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Porta Marina, Pompeii. June 1962. Exiting the site. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Porta Marina, Pompeii. 22nd July 1961. Exiting west from Via Marina through the gate. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Porta Marina, Pompeii. 22nd July 1961. Exiting west from Via Marina through the gate.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

 

 

 

 

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