VIII.5.20/17. Caupona

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 V

Keywords

Garden Description

Entry no. 17 from the angioportus offered a second access to this garden at the rear of the caupona. The rear wall was decorated with a rough painting of Silenus reclining in vegetation pouring out wine from a wineskin.

Plans

Fig. 16, Plan of  Region VIII, Insula V

Plan of Region VIII, Insula V

Pleiades ID

432873

TGN ID

7031897

Excavation Dates

Unspecified

Bibliography

  • Mau, Bullettino dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (1883), pp. 226-227 (worldcat)

Contributor

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

Publication date

21 Apr 2021