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Pompeii. Porta Marina or Marine Gate.

Excavated 1862. Bombed in 1943.

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Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.
According to Eschebach, the ancient name of this Gate may have been Porta Neptunis or Porta Forensis. See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.12)

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

According to Eschebach, the ancient name of this Gate may have been Porta Neptunis or Porta Forensis.

See Eschebach, L., 1993. Gebäudeverzeichnis und Stadtplan der antiken Stadt Pompeji. Köln: Böhlau. (p.12)

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015. Looking north-east, after restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015.

Looking north-east, after restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2010. Restoration on north side of the gate and of rear of VII.16.1.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina to gate.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina to gate.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina.  1980-1990. Road to Porta Marina next to the Suburban Baths. Cippus of T. Suedius Clemens.  The Cippus is inscribed:

Ex auctoritate 
imp(eratoris) Caesaris 
Vespasiani Aug(usti)
loca publica, a privatis
possessa 
T(itus) Suedius Clemens
tribunus causis cognitis et
mensuris factis rei publicae
Pompeianorum restituit,  

By virtue of authority conferred upon him by the Emperor Vespasian Caesar Augustus, Titus Suedius Clemens, tribune, having investigated the facts and taken measurements, restored to the citizens of Pompeii public places illegally appropriated by private persons. Similar Cippi were found at the Porta Ercolano, Porta Vesuvio and the Porta Nocera. See Conticello, B., Ed, 1990. Rediscovering Pompeii. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p. 225).

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1980-1990.

Road to Porta Marina next to the Suburban Baths.

Cippus of T. Suedius Clemens. The Cippus is inscribed:

 

Ex auctoritate

imp(eratoris) Caesaris

Vespasiani Aug(usti)

loca publica, a privatis

possessa

T(itus) Suedius Clemens

tribunus causis cognitis et

mensuris factis rei publicae

Pompeianorum restituit,

 

By virtue of authority conferred upon him by the Emperor Vespasian Caesar Augustus,

Titus Suedius Clemens, tribune, having investigated the facts and taken measurements,

restored to the citizens of Pompeii public places illegally appropriated by private persons.

 

Similar Cippi were found at the Porta Ercolano, Porta Vesuvio and the Porta Nocera.

See Conticello, B., Ed, 1990. Rediscovering Pompeii. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider. (p. 225).

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east along Via Marina.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015. Looking east towards gate, and through to Via Marina. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Pompeii Porta Marina. May 2015. Looking east towards gate, and through to Via Marina.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Looking east.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Two tunnel entrances.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2005. Two tunnel entrances.

 

Porta Marina, Pompeii. 4th April 1980, pre-earthquake. Looking east. Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

Porta Marina, Pompeii. 4th April 1980, pre-earthquake. Looking east.

Photo courtesy of Tina Gilbert.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1944. Gate after bomb damage. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1944. Gate after bomb damage.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old undated photo. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old undated photo. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1927. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1927. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1920. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1920. Courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1910 photo of a tourist in a sedan chair. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. 1910 photo of a tourist in a sedan chair. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1907. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard of 1907. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Pompeii Porta Marina. Old postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking east across gate and tunnel.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking east across gate and tunnel.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking across top of gate towards VII.16.a, the Suburban Baths.
Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

Pompeii Porta Marina. September 2016. Looking across top of gate towards VII.16.a, the Suburban Baths.

Photo courtesy of Michael Binns.

 

 

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