VIII.6.3. (no. 14 at Pompeii)

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 VI

Garden Description

Only the bases remain of the fourteen brick columns that enclosed this garden (a). The area to the back of this house had been cleared of the wreckage of the earthquake, and the house to the west was in an earlier stage of recovery, to the point where not even the entrance could be determined.

Plans

Fig. 20, Plan of Region VIII, Insula VI

Fig. 20, Plan of Region VIII, Insula VI

Pleiades ID

432873

TGN ID

7031897

Excavation Dates

Unspecified

Bibliography

  • Jashemski, Gardens, vol. II, p.219 (worldcat)
  • Mau, Bullettino dell’Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica, 1884, pp.135-136 plan (worldcat)
  • Sogliano, Notizie degli scavi di Antichita, 1883, p.51 (worldcat)

Contributor

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

Publication date

21 Apr 2021