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Pyramid of Cestius, picture postcard

Pyramid of Cestius pictured in postcard by Porta San Paolo.jpg
Located just outside the Aurelian Walls on Via Ostiense and Via Raffaele Perischette, across from the Porta San Paolo, the Pyramid of Cestius is a remarkable tomb built for Gaius Cestius Epulo, a praetor who lived during the time of Augustus. Like all other funerary monuments at the time, the Pyramid of Cestius was built outside the city walls of…