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VII.9.1 Pompeii. Eumachia’s Building. Excavated 1814, 1817, 1836.

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VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico, forming part of the colonnade of the Forum. This has fragments of an inscription on the frieze above. (CIL X, 810, 811). The full Latin inscription, which was also recorded at VII.9.67,  was 
EUMACHIA L F SACERD[os] PUBL[ica], NOMINE SUO ET M NUMISTRI FRONTONIS FILI CHACIDICUM, CRYPTAM, PORTICUS CONCORDIAE AUGUSTAE PIETATI SUA PEQUNIA FECIT CADEMQUE DEDICAVIT.
Eumachia, daughter of Lucius, public priestess, in her own name and that of her son, Marcus Numistrius Fronto, built at her own expense the colonnade, corridor and portico in honour of Augustan Concord and Piety and also dedicated them.  See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p.100, E42)  See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p.111).

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico, forming part of the colonnade of the Forum.

This has fragments of an inscription on the frieze above. (CIL X, 810, 811). The full Latin inscription, which was also recorded at VII.9.67, was

EUMACHIA L F SACERD[os] PUBL[ica], NOMINE SUO ET M NUMISTRI FRONTONIS FILI CHACIDICUM, CRYPTAM, PORTICUS CONCORDIAE AUGUSTAE PIETATI SUA PEQUNIA FECIT CADEMQUE DEDICAVIT.

Eumachia, daughter of Lucius, public priestess, in her own name and that of her son, Marcus Numistrius Fronto, built at her own expense the colonnade, corridor and portico in honour of Augustan Concord and Piety and also dedicated them.

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii : A Sourcebook. London : Routledge. (p. 100, E42)

See Mau, A., 1907, translated by Kelsey F. W. Pompeii: Its Life and Art. New York: Macmillan. (p. 111).

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. North part.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. North part.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. North part with part of inscription above.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. North part with part of inscription above.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. South part with part of inscription above.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. South part with part of inscription above.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Looking north.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Looking north.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

 

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

VII.9.1 Pompeii. May 2010. Eumachia’s Building portico. Part of inscription.

 

 

 

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