I.4.22

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 IV

Keywords

Garden

Garden with a triclinium at the rear of a domestic property.

Garden Description

Directly to the rear of the atrium, a small viridarium with a paved space (1.70 x 2.50m) behind it suggested use as a summer triclinium to Fiorelli. Soprano was certain that there was an outdoor triclinium of wood or other material located here.

Bibliography

  • Fiorelli, G. 1860. Giornale degli scavi di Pompei, p. 69
  • Fiorelli, G. 1875. Descrizione di Pompei, p. 68 (worldcat)
  • Jashemski, W.F. 1993. Gardens of Pompeii: Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius. Vol. II, Appendices, p. 32 (worldcat)
  • Niccolini, F. Le case ed i monumenti di Pompeii, Naples, Vol. II, p. 80
  • 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. 308, no.36
  • Schefold, K. and Dräyer, W. 1956. Pompeji, p. 307, no. 29 (also incorrectly calls the garden a room)

Pleiades ID

456321707

TGN ID

7004658

Excavation Dates

Excavated 1858 and 1862.

Contributor

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

Publication date

21 Apr 2021