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A view of the Roman Road that was discovered when a Mcdonald's was being constructed in 2014 in the modern town of Frattocchie (41.46672, 12.99778).
A view looking northwest at a portion of the excavated area that is about 150 ft. long. The roadbed is about 6.9 ft. wide and is constructed mainly of basalt paving stones. On the left, or the south side is where there was a walkway for pedestrians that is about 2.6 ft. wide. On the right (north) is a drainage ditch constructed of stone. In later times, after the road went out of use, people were buried here—note the skeletons in the ditch.
This was a branch road that led to the town of Boviallae. This portion of the road is only about 200 ft. from the Appian Way on which Paul traveled, in custody, to Rome. The turn to Boviallae seems to be between Roman Miles XII and XI on the via Appia—that is, about 10 mi. southeast of where the Via Appia ended near the Circus Maximus (now in modern Rome).