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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . ich servedas a lararium, as the paintings which were found in it prove.18. Open room and staircase leading to a winter apartmentplaced above the oven. 19. Tablinum, having at its back alow parapet wall. 20. Fauces. 21. Portico. 22. Summertriclinium. 23. Cabinet. 24. Garden or xystus. 25. Tri-clinium in the open air, covered by a trellis. 26. Kitchen.27. Back entrance. 28. Chamber. 29. Entrance t

. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . ich servedas a lararium, as the paintings which were found in it prove.18. Open room and staircase leading to a winter apartmentplaced above the oven. 19. Tablinum, having at its back alow parapet wall. 20. Fauces. 21. Portico. 22. Summertriclinium. 23. Cabinet. 24. Garden or xystus. 25. Tri-clinium in the open air, covered by a trellis. 26. Kitchen.27. Back entrance. 28. Chamber. 29. Entrance t Stock Photo
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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . ich servedas a lararium, as the paintings which were found in it prove.18. Open room and staircase leading to a winter apartmentplaced above the oven. 19. Tablinum, having at its back alow parapet wall. 20. Fauces. 21. Portico. 22. Summertriclinium. 23. Cabinet. 24. Garden or xystus. 25. Tri-clinium in the open air, covered by a trellis. 26. Kitchen.27. Back entrance. 28. Chamber. 29. Entrance to vene-reum. 30. Lodge for a slave whose duty was to keep thedoor and prevent intrusion. 31, 32. Portico and court ofthe venereum. 33, 34. Cabinets opening from the portico.35. Triclinium. 36. Open space containing a stove, andstaircase to the terrace above the portico. Our general view of this house is taken from the street infront, and runs completely through to the garden wall. Oneof the pilasters which flank the doorway has its capital stillin good preservation. It is cut out of grey lava, and repre-sents a Silenus and Faun side by side, each holding one end HOUSES OF PANSA AND SALLUST. 331. 332 POMPEII. of an empty leather bottle, tkrown over their shoulders.Oinaments of this character, which can be comprehendedunder none of the orders of architecture, are common inPompeii, and far from unpleasing in their effect, howevercontrary to established principles. On the right is the largoopening into the vestibule. In the centre of the view is theatrium, easily recognized by the impluvium, and beyond itthrough the tablinum are seen the pillars of the portico.Beyond the impluvium is the place of a small altar for theworship of the Lares. A bronze hind, through the mouth ofwhich a stream of water flowed, formerly stood in the centreof the basin. It bore a figure of Hercules upon its back.The walls of the atrium and tablinum are curiously stuccoedin large raised panels, with deep ch

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