The Mausoleum of Constantina (June, 2014)

A few miles out of town on the Via Nomentana is the Mausoleum of Constantina, built in the mid-fourth century CE. There is an associated basilica which looks like a circus. The nearby 7th century church of Saint Agnes (S. Agnese fuori le Mura) is also worth a look. Didn’t have a chance to visit the catacombs beneath it…

Mausoleum of Constantina

Mausoleum of Constantina

A closer view

A closer view

Interior of the mausoleum

Interior of the mausoleum

Late antique mosaic in the interior of the mausoleum

Late antique mosaic in the interior of the mausoleum

Fourth century CE mosaics, interior of the mausoleum

Fourth century CE mosaics, interior of the mausoleum

Circus-like basilica

Circus-like basilica

Interior view of the dome

Interior view of the dome

Late antique mosaic in Sant'Agnese

Late antique mosaic in Sant’Agnese

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