This is the most established surviving Roman amphitheater. It is situated in the antiquated Roman city of Pompeii, and was covered by the emission of Vesuvius in 79 AD, that likewise covered Pompeii itself and the neighboring town of Herculaneum.Built around 70 BC, the present amphitheater is the soonest Roman amphitheater known to have been worked of stone; beforehand, they had been worked out of wood.
The following Roman amphitheater known to be worked from stone is the Colosseum in Rome, which postdates it by finished a century. Contemporarily, it was known as a spectacula as opposed to an amphitheatrum, since the last term was not yet being used at the time. It was worked with the private assets of Quinctius Valgus and Marcius Porcius.