Italy, Rome, 1st century BC Tomb of Cecilia Metella, on the Appian Way



This is a Digital Image not an actual print.
This tomb is located at the three mile marker of the Via Appia. It was built during the 1st century BC to honor Cecilia Metella who was the daughter of Quintus Cecilius Metellus Creticus, a Consul in 69 BC, and wife of Marcus Licinius Crassus (quaestor), son of the famous Marcus Crassus who served under Julius Caesar.
Engraved, after an earlier 18th century print, for ‘Raccolta Delle Principali Vedute Antiche e Moderne Della Citta Di Roma e sue vicinanze’ 1834.

Steel engraving
Original image size 11.5 cm x 6.7 cm
Digital size px
(300 dpi)