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.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Pyramid of Cestius is an ancient pyramid in , , near the and the . is situated 470 metres east of Monte Testaccio. Photo: Livioandronico2013, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Place of worship
The Cimitero Acattolico of , often referred to as the Cimitero dei protestanti or Cimitero Inglese, 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. is situated 1½ km east of Monte Testaccio. Photo: Ethan Doyle White, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

Localities in the Area

Aventino and Testaccio are neighbourhoods 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.

The , which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient… Photo: Lil Herodotus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Monte Testaccio

41.876° or 41° 52' 33.5" north
12.4752° or 12° 28' 30.9" east
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Տեստաչչո
  • Catalan: Monte Testaccio
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  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جبل مونت تيستاكسيو
  • Esperanto: Testaccio
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