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Pompeii Porta Nocera Tombs. South East side of Via delle Tombe.

Tombs 7ES and 9ES.

 

Porta Nocera Tombs Plan

 

Tomb 7ES. Unidentified tomb with entrance steps built into wall

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 7ES. May 2006. Nothing was found to identify this tomb.
The front was originally covered in white plaster.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 7ES. Nothing was found to identify this tomb. The front was originally covered in white plaster.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 7ES. May 2006.
Entrance steps in wall, looking east on Via delle Tombe.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 7ES. Entrance steps in wall, looking east on Via delle Tombe.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 7ES. May 2010. Looking south to entrance to underground room, and area on the right for a funeral banquet.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 7ES. Looking south to entrance to underground room, and area on the right for a funeral banquet.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 7ES. May 2006. Entrance to hypogeum or underground room.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 7ES. Entrance to hypogeum or underground room.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 7ES. May 2006. Hypogeum or underground room.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 7ES. Hypogeum or underground room.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 7ES, south-west corner. 
Area for funerary banquets with remains of benches, table and altar.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 7ES, south-west corner. Area for funerary banquets with remains of benches, table and altar.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 7ES, looking north-east from area of funerary banquet towards front wall, with stone steps built-in the wall for exit. May 2010.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 7ES.

Looking north-east from area of funerary banquet towards front wall, with stone steps built-in the wall for exit.

 

Tomb 9ES. Tomb of Caius Munatius Faustus and Naevoleia Tyche, Lucio Naevoleius Eutrapelus, Munatia Euche, Helpis, Primigenia, Arsinoe, Psiche and Atimetus.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tombs 11ES and 9ES. May 2011.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2011. Tombs 11ES and 9ES. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. Tomb of Caius Munatius Faustus and Naevoleia Tyche. May 2006.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 9ES. Tomb of Caius Munatius Faustus and Naevoleia Tyche.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. Looking south to entrance. Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. Looking south to entrance.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. May 2011.
Triangular top with cornice on all three sides above entrance door.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2011. Tomb 9ES. Triangular top with cornice on all three sides above entrance door.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. May 2006. Triangular top with cornice on all three sides above entrance door.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 9ES. Triangular top with cornice on all three sides above entrance door.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Triangular top above entrance door. Marble plaque with inscription:
C(aius) MVNATIVS FAVSTVS
AVGVSTAL(is) ET PAGAN(us) D(ecurionum) D(ecreto) SIBI ET
NAEVOLEIAE TYCHE CONIVGI.
The same persons have a later and more sumptuous tomb on the Via di Sepolcri at the Porta Ercolano.
The tomb at Porta Nocera (9ES) was erected by C. Munatius Faustus for him and his wife Naevoleia Tyche.
The more sumptuous tomb at Porta Ercolano (HGW22) was erected by his wife Naevoleia Tyche for the same people as well as for herself.
As the cippus of C. Munatius Faustus was found at Porta Nocera, the later tomb at Porta Ercolano is for him only a commemorative monument.
See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Triangular top above entrance door. Marble plaque with inscription:

C(aius) MVNATIVS FAVSTVS

AVGVSTAL(is) ET PAGAN(us) D(ecurionum) D(ecreto) SIBI ET

NAEVOLEIAE TYCHE CONIVGI.

The same persons have a later and more sumptuous tomb on the Via di Sepolcri at the Porta Ercolano.

The tomb at Porta Nocera (9ES) was erected by C. Munatius Faustus for him and his wife Naevoleia Tyche.

The more sumptuous tomb at Porta Ercolano (HGW22) was erected by his wife Naevoleia Tyche for the same people as well as for herself.

As the cippus of C. Munatius Faustus was found at Porta Nocera, the later tomb at Porta Ercolano is for him only a commemorative monument.

See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES.  May 2010. Painted graffiti on east side of entrance doorway.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Painted graffiti on east side of entrance doorway.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES.  May 2010. Painted graffiti on east side of entrance doorway.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Painted graffiti on east side of entrance doorway.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES.  May 2010. Painted graffiti on east side of entrance doorway.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Painted graffiti on east side of entrance doorway.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Late 1950s? Tombs 11ES and 9ES with graffiti on the tomb fronts.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Late 1950s? Tombs 11ES and 9ES with graffiti on the tomb fronts.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tombs 11ES and 9ES. Graffiti on tomb fronts.
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this reads

Cumis gl(adiatorum) p(aria) XX
[et eorum] suppos[iticii pu]gn(abunt) K(alendis) Oct(obribus) III pr(idie) N[onas Octobres]
cruciarii ven(atio) et vela er(unt)
Cunicl(us) / Lucceio / sal(utem)      [CIL IV 9983a]

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tombs 11ES and 9ES. Graffiti on tomb fronts.

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de) this reads

 

Cumis gl(adiatorum) p(aria) XX

[et eorum] suppos[iticii pu]gn(abunt) K(alendis) Oct(obribus) III pr(idie) N[onas Octobres]

cruciarii ven(atio) et vela er(unt)

Cunicl(us) / Lucceio / sal(utem)      [CIL IV 9983a]

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. May 2006.
Looking south across the rear enclosure or recinto. The walls were also of white plaster.
On the east wall was a columella with the inscription in two rows C(aius) MVNATIO / FAVSO.
On the south wall was a columella with the inscription in two rows L(ucio) NAEVOLE / IO EVTRAPF, possibly Lucio Naevoleio Eutrapelo?
On the south side was a columella with the inscription MVNATIA / EVCHE.
Other columella had the inscriptions
HELPIS / VIX(it) A(nnis) III.
PRIMIGENIA / VIX(it) M(ensibus) IX D(iebus) V.
ARSINOE / VIX(it) AN(nnis) III.
PSICHE / VIX(it) AN(nis) III MENSIBVS IV.
ATIMETVS / VIX(it) ANNIS XXVI.
See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2006. Tomb 9ES. Looking south across the rear enclosure or recinto. The walls were also of white plaster.

On the east wall was a columella with the inscription in two rows C(aius) MVNATIO / FAVSO.

On the south wall was a columella with the inscription in two rows L(ucio) NAEVOLE / IO EVTRAPF, possibly Lucio Naevoleius Eutrapelus?

On the south side was a columella with the inscription MVNATIA / EVCHE.

Other columella had the inscriptions

HELPIS / VIX(it) A(nnis) III.

PRIMIGENIA / VIX(it) M(ensibus) IX D(iebus) V.

ARSINOE / VIX(it) AN(nnis) III.

PSICHE / VIX(it) AN(nis) III MENSIBVS IV.

ATIMETVS / VIX(it) ANNIS XXVI.

See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. East wall of the rear enclosure or recinto. Cippus of Caius Munatius Faustus.
Columella with the inscription in two rows C(aius) MVNATIO / FAVSO (sic!).
See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. East wall of the rear enclosure or recinto. Cippus of Caius Munatius Faustus.

Columella with the inscription in two rows C(aius) MVNATIO / FAVSO (sic!).

See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. On the south wall was the cippus of Lucius Naevoleius Eutrapelus?
Columella with the inscription in two rows L(ucio) NAEVOLE / IO EVTRAPF, possibly Lucio Naevoleio Eutrapelo?
See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

Pompeii Porta Nocera. Tomb 9ES. On the south wall was the cippus of Lucius Naevoleius Eutrapelus?

Columella with the inscription in two rows L(ucio) NAEVOLE / IO EVTRAPF, possibly Lucio Naevoleio Eutrapelo?

See D’Ambrosio, A. and De Caro, S., 1983. Un Impegno per Pompei: Fotopiano e documentazione della Necropoli di Porta Nocera. Milano: Touring Club Italiano. (9ES).

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES in the foreground. Looking west to wall adjoining underground room of 7ES.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES in the foreground. Looking west to wall adjoining underground room of 7ES.

 

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Looking north to interior entrance doorway onto Via delle Tombe.

Pompeii Porta Nocera. May 2010. Tomb 9ES. Looking north to interior entrance doorway onto Via delle Tombe.

 

 

Porta Nocera Tombs Plan

 

 

 

 

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