in Gallia Narbonensis, is placed in the Itins. east of Aquae Sextiae (Aix
) on the road to Ad Turrim (Tourves
The distance from Aquae Sextiae to Tegulata is xv. or xvi., and from Tegulata to Ad Turrim xvi.
The distance measured along the road between Aquae Sextiae and Ad Turrim is said to exceed the direct distance between these two places, which is not more than 28 Roman miles. Tegulata is supposed to be La Grande Peigière,
near the bourg of Porrières
perhaps somewhere about the place where C. Marius defeated the Teutones B.C. 102, and where a pyramid was erected to commemorate the great victory.
This monument is said to have existed to the fifteenth century (A. Thierry, Hist. des Gaulois, Deux. Partie,
100.3); and the tradition of this great battle is not yet effaced. Pourrières
is said to be a corruption of Putridi Campi. (D'Anville, Notice, &c.