erected in 170 B.C. by the censor
Ti. Sempronius Gracchus, behind the TABERNAE VETERES
and near the
statue of Vortumnus, on a site that had been occupied by
the house of
Scipio Africanus and adjacent shops (Liv. xliv. 16
at the point where the vicus Tuscus entered the forum.
known of the history of the building, but it must have been
when the Julia was built.