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Pyramid of Cestius, epitaph on front

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This front image of the Pyramid of Cestius highlights the inscription, which can be translated into “Gaius Cestius Epulo, son of Lucius, of the Poblilian district, praetor, tribune of the people, official of the public banquets. According to his will, this work was completed in three hundred and thirty days; it was executed by his heirs L. Pontus…