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.
Peristyle garden in a domestic property with a viridarium to the rear.
This peristyle garden had two entrances on the west and the south. It was located at the rear of the tablinum and had a portico on the west and south enclosed by a low wall and supported by columns. At the west entrance there was a cistern. A large window that looked out into the garden located in the triclinium was framed by two engaged columns.
- Fiorelli, G. 1860. Giornale degli scavi di Pompei, p. 65
- Fiorelli, G. 1875. Descrizione di Pompei, p. 60 (worldcat)
- Jashemski, W.F. 1993. Gardens of Pompeii: Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius. Vol. II, Appendices, p. 29 (worldcat)
- Niccolini, F. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompeii, Naples, Vol. II, p. 79
Wilhelmina Jashemski (https://lib.guides.umd.edu/c.php?g=326514&p=2193250)
21 Apr 2021