Tomb of Eurysaces the Baker - Rome

The Tomb of the rich baker, Marcus Vergilius Eurysaces, is a monumental structure dating from the 1st century BC. It was built in marble and its owner made sure that the nature of his important professional activity was evident on the faƧades of his mausoleum. It is decorated with a series of large rings, reminiscent of kneading basins. In addition, a series of friezes detail the various stages of bread making from the weighing of the grain to the baking. Even the shape of the monument is reminiscent of a bread oven.


Address : Porta Maggiore 185 Rome Italy

Subway : Station: Porta Maggiore-Station: Ponte Casilino, Station: Manzini: train A.

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