Pompeii Porta di Nocera. December 2006. Masons marks on wall at south-west side of gate.
Pompeii Porta di Nocera. December 2006. South-west side of gate.
Pompeii Porta di Nocera. December 2006. South-east side of gate.
Pompeii Porta di Nocera. Cippus of Titus Suedius Clemens. The Cippus is inscribed:
loca publica, a privatis
possessa T(itus) Suedius
Clemens tribunus causis c
ognitis et mensuris factis
rei publicae Pompeianorum
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
Similar Cippi were found at the Porta Ercolano, Porta Marina and the Porta Vesuvio.
The wording “rei
publicae Pompeianorum” on one of these, discovered in 1763, was the first
positive identification that the site was
Until then scholars
had divided opinions on the city buried under Civita. Many, including the first
official excavators, thought it was the ancient city of
See Conticello, B., Ed, 1990. Rediscovering Pompeii. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p. 225).