The Appian Way


Porta San Sebastiana, an entrance in the City Wall, beginning of the Via Appia Antica

view of the "old" porta from the "new" porta

and "new" from "old"


A portion of the Old Appian Way is closed to traffic on Sundays, and was nice for a bike ride.

sheep herd (on road to Catacombs, parallel to Via Appia)


tomb of Caecilia Metella, daughter of a Roman Consul, who died  in 69 BC

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