Mausoleo di Augusto in Rome

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This is a large tomb built by the Roman Emperor Augustus in 28 BC in the form of a stone ring covered by an earth mound. A brick wall, 87 meters in diameter, carried an earth mound covered with cypresses. On top of the hill stood the bronze monument of the emperor. The vuilding was 44 meters high. On the beginning of the alley which was leading to the tomb were two Egyptian obelisks. On both sides of the doorway Bronze plates reportes the "Res gestae", the deeds of the emperor. The urns of Augus
Hours: by appointment only
Address: Piazza Augusto Imperatore
Directions: Just behind the Ara Pacis, bus no 81,117,492,628
Phone: 0667103819

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