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.
A. The earthquake destroyed an elegant house on this site and this house was subsequently rebuilt on the ruins. A long fauces terminated in the garden (a) which was bounded on the north and part of the east and west sides by a portico. A low wall connected the supporting columns with an entrance on the west and east and two puteals integrated into the wall. The original excavation plan shows a water channel bordering the garden on the west, north and east sides. B. Backed up to the ancient caupona there was a second garden (b) next to the triclinium (c).
- Breton, Pompeia, pp. 497-498 and drawing of stibadium on p. 499 (worldcat)
- Fiorelli, Descrizione di Pompei, pp. 328, 330 (worldcat)
- Jashemski, Gardens, vol. II, p. 211 (worldcat)
- Niccolini, Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei designati e descritti, vol. 2, “Descr. gen,” p. 66 (worldcat)
- Pernice, Hellenistische Tische, Zisternenmündungen, Beckenuntersätze, Altäre und Truhen p. 15 (worldcat)
Wilhelmina Jashemski (https://lib.guides.umd.edu/c.php?g=326514&p=2193250)
21 Apr 2021