The shafts (putei) often stood, but not necessarily, at the same points as the cippi.
One of the cippi, above the staircase, is beautifully decorated with shells and mosaic.
Of boundary-stones, or cippi terminales, some very ancient specimens have been preserved.
The Bosporus was esteemed a dangerous pass; and, upon that account, abounded with cippi, and altars.
There are nine graves or cippi, no gravestone or inscription.
Ranged along the walls are a series of sarcophagi, cippi, and funeral altars, some of them very fine.
The remaining two cippi record the burning of the bodies of a son of Drusus, and of one of the Flavian family.