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The second compartment contains a diminutive hypogaeum (B).
The hypogaeum was of very unusual form, consisting of
Domitian or thereabouts, and the fact that the hypogaeum itself belongs to the earliest age of Christianity, is sufficient to enable us to feel certain that we have here the tomb of the famous consul.
In the Jewish hypogaeum and subterranean cell at Rome, was little observable beside the variety of lamps and frequent draughts of Anthony and Jerome we meet with thigh-bones and death’s-heads; but the cemeterial cells of ancient