In the year 28 BCE the Roman Emperor Augustus picked a spot close to the Tiber River for his family's sepulcher. The tomb, called the Mausoleo di Augusto, took after a round build comprising of a few concentric rings topped, presumably, by a garden of cypress trees. The roof top outline cannot be known for sure because of hundreds of years of disregard and rot which have transformed the once fabulous structure into a demolish. Since its commencement as illustrious entombment house, the catacomb has filled an assortment of needs including a bull ring and an orchestra lobby. Presently, shut to visitors aside from by appointment, the old building still baits genuine historians who can in any case observe the brilliance through two thousand long stretches of history.