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Italy, Rome, Pyramid of Cestius
built in 12 BC by Gaius Cestius Epulo
base: 29.6 m (100 Roman feet)
high: 37 m (125 Roman feet)

inscription:
C ∑ CESTIVS ∑ L ∑ F ∑ POB ∑ EPULO ∑ PR ∑ TR ∑ PL
VII ∑ VIR ∑ EPOLONVM

OPVS ∑ APSOLVTVM ∑ EX ∑ TESTAMENTO ∑ DIEBVS ∑ CCCXXX
ARBITRATV
PONTI ∑ P ∑ F ∑ CLA ∑ MELAE ∑ HEREDIS ∑ ET ∑ POTHI ∑ L

inscription from 1663: INSTAVRATVM ∑ AN ∑ DOMINI ∑ MDCLXIII
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