Notes on the Geography of Italy: Classical Rome 2: Photo 13
The Via Appia Antica, a few miles east of the Porta Appia. The road was constructed by Appius Claudius Caecus in 312 B.C. to Capua--and only later extended to Brundisi. Eventually it was buried and forgotten, but in 1853 it was excavated to the 11th milestone. The paving here is modern.
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