I.2.20 Caupona of Innulus

Province

Italia
Italia (Pleiades)

Location

Pompeii
Pompeii (Pleiades)

Location Description

An ancient city of Campania destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79, Pompeii was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

Sublocation

Region I

Insula

Insula II

Keywords

Garden

Garden serving the Caupona of Innulus.

Garden Description

This small caupona had a garden at the rear with a roofed passageway on the east and the south. It was excavated in 1873 and a masonry biclinium (l. medius, 2.65m.; l. imus 2.94 m.) with a round table (dia. 0.93 m.) was uncovered in the northwest corner and a niche lararium on the north garden wall.

Bibliography

  • Boyce, G.K. 1937. Corpus of the Lararia of Pompeii, p. 23, no.13 (worldcat)
  • Fiorelli, G. 1875. Descrizione di Pompei, p. 45 (worldcat)
  • GiornSc, n.s., 1874-1877, 3, cols. 47-48
  • Jashemski, W.F. 1993, Gardens of Pompeii: Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius. Vol. II, Appendices, p. 24 (worldcat)
  • Mau, A. 1874. BdI, pp.263
  • Niccolini, F. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompeii, Naples, Vol. II, p. 77
  • Soprano, P. 1950, ‘I triclini all’aperto di Pompei’, In Pompeiana, raccolta di studi per il secondo centenario degli scavi di Pompei, Napoli, Gaetano Macchiaroli, Editore, p. 305, no.24
  • Viola, L. 1879. Gli scavi di Pompei dal 1873 al 1878, pp. 12-13 (worldcat)
  • Warscher, T. 1937-1957. Codex Topographicus Pompeianus (worldcat)

Pleiades ID

456321707

TGN ID

7004658

Excavation Dates

Excavated 1869.

Contributor

Wilhelmina Jashemski (https://lib.guides.umd.edu/c.php?g=326514&p=2193250)

Publication date

21 Apr 2021