VIII.3.4. House of Hercules and Auge; House of the Popidii

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 VIII

Insula

Insula III

Keywords

Garden Description

A. Past the tablinium of this house there was a garden (a) with a portico on the north and most of the west side. B. The garden (a) had an entrance to this area (b) which was planted after having been cleared of old structures.

Plans

Plan of Region VIII Insula III

Plan of Region VIII Insula III

Pleiades ID

432873

TGN ID

7031897

Excavation Dates

Unspecified

Bibliography

  • Fiorelli, Descrizione di Pompei, pp. 321-322 (worldcat)
  • Jashemski, Gardens, vol. II, p. 210 (worldcat)
  • Niccolini, Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei designati e descritti, vol. 2, “Descr. gen,” p. 65 (worldcat)
  • Schultz, Bullettino dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (1841), p. 119, (worldcat)

Contributor

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

Publication date

21 Apr 2021