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FPNF Pompeii. North Tomb F at Fondo Pacifico.

Tomb of C. Veranius Rufus Q. F. Aedilis, and Verania Clara Q. L.

 

FPNF Pompeii. May 2011. South side of tomb with recessed triangular top area, two side pinnacles and central arch. Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

FPNF Pompeii. May 2011. South side of tomb with recessed triangular top area, two side pinnacles and central arch.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. South side of tomb. In the recessed triangular top area is a marble plaque fixed with iron nails.

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. South side of tomb.

In the recessed triangular top area is a marble plaque fixed with iron nails.

 

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Marble plaque on south side, it reads –

C . VERANIO Q. F.
RVFO  II VIR
VERANIA Q. L. CLARA OPTIMO
PATRONO SIBI ET SVIS

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

C(aio) Veranio, Q(uinti) f(ilio),
Rufo II vir(o)
Verania Q(uinti) l(iberta), Clara optimo
patrono, sibi et suis

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 209.

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Marble plaque on south side, it reads –

 

C . VERANIO Q. F.

RVFO  II VIR

VERANIA Q. L. CLARA OPTIMO

PATRONO SIBI ET SVIS

 

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

 

C(aio) Veranio, Q(uinti) f(ilio),

Rufo II vir(o)

Verania Q(uinti) l(iberta), Clara optimo

patrono, sibi et suis

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 209.

 

 

FPNF Pompeii. Inscription written in charcoal above the plaque. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 209, abb. 60b.

FPNF Pompeii. Inscription written in charcoal above the plaque.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 209, abb. 60b.

FPNF Pompeii. Inscription in red letters, on front of tomb, to left of arch.
According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

A(ulus) Peren(n)iu(s) Felicio
…va(le)

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210, abb. 60d.

FPNF Pompeii. Inscription in red letters, on front of tomb, to left of arch.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

 

A(ulus) Peren(n)iu(s) Felicio

va(le)

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210, abb. 60d.

FPNF Pompeii. Inscription in charcoal above the arch on the tomb. According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this contains the name C. CALVENT which they expand to C(aius) Calvent(ius). It may also contain a repeat of the name Autostolus which was also found to the left and right on the triangular top area. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210, abb. 60e.

FPNF Pompeii. Inscription in charcoal above the arch on the tomb.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this contains the name C. CALVENT which they expand to C(aius) Calvent(ius).

It may also contain a repeat of the name Autostolus which was also found to the left and right on the triangular top area.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210, abb. 60e.

 

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Looking through the arch, into the tomb from the south side.
Six columella were aligned with the front wall and facing south.
From the west end towards the east were found:
A male columella of lave with no inscription.
An inscribed female marble columella.
An inscribed male marble columella.
A male columella of lave with no inscription.
A female columella of lave with no inscription.
A male columella of lave with no inscription.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Looking through the arch, into the tomb from the south side.

Six columella were aligned with the front wall and facing south.

From the west end towards the east were found:

A male columella of lave with no inscription.

An inscribed female marble columella.

An inscribed male marble columella.

A male columella of lave with no inscription.

A female columella of lave with no inscription.

A male columella of lave with no inscription.

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

 

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Inscribed female marble columella.

VERANIA Q. L. 
CLARA.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

Verania, Q(uinti) liberta
Clara

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Inscribed female marble columella.

 

VERANIA Q. L.

CLARA.

 

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

 

Verania, Q(uinti) liberta

Clara

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

 

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Inscribed male marble columella.

Q. VERANIVS 
Q. F. RVFVS AED.

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

C(aius) Veranius
Q(uinti) f(ilius), Rufus aed(ilis)

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Inscribed male marble columella.

 

Q. VERANIVS

Q. F. RVFVS AED.

 

According to D’Ambrosio and De Caro, this expands to

 

C(aius) Veranius

Q(uinti) f(ilius), Rufus aed(ilis)

 

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

 

FPNF Pompeii. June 2010. North side of tomb, looking south. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

FPNF Pompeii. June 2010. North side of tomb, looking south. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Tomb enclosure, looking south. Close to the west wall was found a lava cippus, possibly the remains of a columella. See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Tomb enclosure, looking south.

Close to the west wall was found a lava cippus, possibly the remains of a columella.

See D’Ambrosio A. and De Caro S., 1988. Römische Gräberstraßen. München: C.H.Beck. p. 210.

 

FPNA, FPNC, FPND, FPNE, FPNF Pompeii. December 2005. Looking north-west along south side of tombs on north side at Fondo Pacifico. FPNG on right.

FPNA, FPNC, FPND, FPNE, FPNF Pompeii. December 2005.

Looking north-west along south side of tombs on north side at Fondo Pacifico. FPNG on right.