Columbarium 3 at Vigna Codini: View of Double Staircase

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Francesca Santoro L'hoir
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published on 19 October 2014
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This largely first-century CE columbarium in Rome, discovered in 1852 CE, was once lined with marble. It is very 'up-market' in that the epitaphs are all preoccupied with status, even though the deceased are slaves and freed slaves. It was operating into the second century CE.

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About the Author

Francesca Santoro L'hoir
I am a former college professor and Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, 1997.

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APA Style

L'hoir, F. S. (2014, October 19). Columbarium 3 at Vigna Codini: View of Double Staircase. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3150/columbarium-3-at-vigna-codini-view-of-double-stair/

Chicago Style

L'hoir, Francesca Santoro. "Columbarium 3 at Vigna Codini: View of Double Staircase." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 19, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3150/columbarium-3-at-vigna-codini-view-of-double-stair/.

MLA Style

L'hoir, Francesca Santoro. "Columbarium 3 at Vigna Codini: View of Double Staircase." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Oct 2014. Web. 30 Jul 2021.