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mpo Agrippae dedicavit), but its exact site has occasioned much discussion. In the gardens of the Palazzo Colonna considerable remains of a great temple were standing in the sixteenth century, consisting principally of part of the cella wall of peperino and the north (right) corner of the facade and pediment. This was known as the Torre Mesa, Torre di Mecenate, and Frontispizio di Nerone; LR, fig. 166 from Duperac, Vestigi, pl. 31 (1575). Part of these ruins were removed at the end of the fifteenth century, and more between 1549 and 1555, but the final destruction of the Torre itself was not effected until about 1630 (LS iii. 203-205, and earlier references there given). Numerous drawings and plans of these ruins are extant, made by the architects and artists of the period, from Sangallo His plan is the only one that is trustworthy. (Barb. 63v', 65, 65v, 68v) in the fifteenth century to Giovannoli (III. 47) and Donati in the early seventeenth (for list see HJ 422, n. 79; LS loc. c