TOMB 97 Tek
       

Tomb 97 is detached on all sides. The original door is located on the north side, somewhat
left from the middle. On the façade (east side) we find an inscription on a marble
so-called "tabula ansata" surrounded by a beautiful cornice:

                               click to enlarge photograph

                             DIIS              .                MANIBVS
       IVLIAE . L . F . APOLLONIAE . MATRI . PISSIMAE
       C . ANNIVS . PROCVLVS . ET . C . NYMPHIDIVS . OGVLNIANVS .
       FECERVNT . ET . SIBI . LIBERTIS . LIBERTABVS . POSTERISQVE . EORVM
       IN FRONTE . P . XXV IN AGRO . P . XXV

According to the inscription: <this monument> was made by Caius Annius Proculus and
Caius Nymphidius Ogulnianus for their very beloved mother, Iulia Apollonia, daughter of
Lucius and for themselves, their freedmen with their descendants.
The breadth and length measured 25 feet.   (click to continue tomb 97)