Monte Testaccio

Monte Testaccio is an artificial mound in composed almost entirely of testae, fragments of broken ancient Roman pottery, nearly all discarded amphorae dating from the time of the Roman Empire, some of which were labelled with tituli picti.

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Tourist attraction
The is an ancient pyramid in , , near the and the . is situated 470 metres east of Monte Testaccio. Photo: Rabax63, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Cemetery
The Cimitero Acattolico of , often referred to as the Cimitero dei protestanti or Cimitero degli Inglesi, is a private cemetery in the rione of in Rome. is situated 300 metres east of Monte Testaccio. Photo: LuciusCommons, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The in , , were the city's second largest Roman public baths, or thermae, likely built between AD 212 and 216/217, during the reigns of emperors Septimius Severus and Caracalla. is situated 1½ km east of Monte Testaccio. Photo: Ethan Doyle White, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Cemetery
is situated 190 metres southeast of Monte Testaccio. Photo: Lalupa, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Aventino and Testaccio are neighborhoods of . Aventino is named for the hill which rises up near the Tiber river and is one of the legendary seven hills of Rome. Photo: Dnalor 01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in . The district's name derives from the Latin words "Trans Tiberem": beyond the Tiber river. Photo: Roundtheworld, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Locality
The , which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient… is situated 2 km northeast of Monte Testaccio. Photo: Lil Herodotus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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