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Baker's Tomb

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Right next to the Porta Praenestina (today's Porta Maggiore) stands the tomb of Eurysaces and his wife Atistia. Eurysaces was a freed slave who made his fortune as a baker. The tomb itself, built in 30 BC, is shaped like a baking oven and a relief shows Eurysaces supervising his slaves making bread.