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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 . ^ m^^^ 4:30 POMPEII. Chamber, and recess for the bed. 37. Inclined plane^terminating in three steps—a very common substitute for astaircase, as in the crypto-portico of Eumachia. 38, 39, 40,41. Ergastulum, or lodging of the slaves, as is conjecturedfrom the retired situation, the total absence of ornament, andthe little light which could have been received by thoserooms. 42. A chamber of a bette

. 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 . ^ m^^^ 4:30 POMPEII. Chamber, and recess for the bed. 37. Inclined plane^terminating in three steps—a very common substitute for astaircase, as in the crypto-portico of Eumachia. 38, 39, 40,41. Ergastulum, or lodging of the slaves, as is conjecturedfrom the retired situation, the total absence of ornament, andthe little light which could have been received by thoserooms. 42. A chamber of a bette 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 . ^ m^^^ 4:30 POMPEII. Chamber, and recess for the bed. 37. Inclined plane^terminating in three steps—a very common substitute for astaircase, as in the crypto-portico of Eumachia. 38, 39, 40, 41. Ergastulum, or lodging of the slaves, as is conjecturedfrom the retired situation, the total absence of ornament, andthe little light which could have been received by thoserooms. 42. A chamber of a better order, which from itsneighbourhood to the kitchen was probably occupied by somehead servant. 43. Kitchen, open to the passage. Above thehearth is painted a serpent, twined round a tripod, and twocamilli, or servants of the priest, about to assist at a sacrifice.45. Sink, &c. 46, 47, 48. Mean rooms, probably occupiedby servants. We give a section of the house on p. 429, drawnfrom A to B on the plan.* ? The section below refers to the ton.l». 431. ^fa::::;:!! CHAPTER IX. SURVEY OF THE REMAINDER OF THE CITY.—INSCRIPTIONS ANDGRAFFITI.—CASTS OF BODIES. Proceeding southward along the Street of Mercurj, we passunder the triumjjhal arch of Nero, and crossing the transversestreet which leads towards the Gate of Nola, enter the Streetof the Forum, a continuation of the Street of Mercury, leadingstraight to the triumphal arch at the north end of the Forum, and bounding the island of the baths on the eastern side.This street is one of the most spacious in Pompeii, beingtwenty-two feet wide and about two hundred feet long. Wehave given, in the first part of this work, a long catalogue ofarticles found here in the course of excavation. One of thehouses about the centre of the street, nearly opposite theentrance to the Thermae, is of more consequence than therest, and has been named the House of Bacchus, from a largepainting of that god on a door oj^posite to the entry. Channelsfoi th

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