II.ii.4

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 II

Insula

Insula II

Keywords

House

Casa Dell’Augustale; Casa Della Corona di Alloro; Casa della Corona di Quercia; House of Messius Ampliatus

Garden

A portico garden (A) and a rear garden (B) in a domestic property.

Garden Description

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.

Bibliography

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.

Pleiades ID

456321707

TGN ID

7004658

Excavation Dates

1916, 1918 and 1921.

Contributors

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

Publication date

21 Apr 2021