Tomb of Cecilia Metella and Castello Caetani, via Appia Antica, Rome

RIBApix ref no RIBA30930
Artist/PhotographerBissell, Gerhard
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1310
Image Date2007
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceMG 4651
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Gerhard Bissell / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The tomb was built in 50 BC to commemorate the Roman noblewoman who was by birth and marriage connected to two of the most distinguished Roman families of the late Republican age. It was incoporated into the tower installed by the Caetani family in 1320.

Subject tags

tombs, ruins, castles