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.
Casa Dell’Augustale; Casa Della Corona di Alloro; Casa della Corona di Quercia; House of Messius Ampliatus
A portico garden (A) and a rear garden (B) in a domestic property.
A. The portico which bordered the peristyle garden on the north and east side, and was accessed from the entrance hall. This site had been extensively damaged prior to excavation.
B. The east portico gave access to the narrow garden to the back of the house.
W. F. Jashemski, 1993, Gardens of Pompeii: Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius. Volume 2, Appendices, p.83. (worldcat)
Vittorio Spinazzola, 1910-1923, Pompei alla luce degli Scavi Nuovi di Via dell'Abbondanza, pp.376 (after map in which the garden is labelled hortus) 481 on pp.409-416, 418.
1916, 1918 and 1921.
Wilhelmina Jashemski (https://lib.guides.umd.edu/c.php?g=326514&p=2193250)
21 Apr 2021