I.6.4 House of the Lararium; Casa del Larario; Sabello Iliaco

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 VI

Keywords

Garden

House of the Lararium; Casa del Larario; Sabello Iliaco.

Garden Description

A small garden was located at the rear of the tablinum accessed by a passageway from the atrium. A small pool (0.70 m. deep) was centered in the garden enclosed by a crudely built double wall with a space in between for flowers. At the time of the eruption the house was undergoing extensive repairs.

Dates

Excavated 1873-1874.

Bibliography

  • Della Corte, M. 1913. NSc, pp. 356-357 and fig. 1 on p.356. (worldcat)
  • Jashemski, W.F. 1993. Gardens of Pompeii: Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius. Vol. II, Appendices, p. 35. (worldcat).
  • Spinazzola, V. 1910-1923. Pompei alla luce degli Scavi Nuovi di Via dell’Abbondanza, pp. 446 and fig. 493 (plan) on p. 433.

Pleiades ID

433032

TGN ID

7004658

Contributor

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

Publication date

21 Apr 2021