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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 . (r0 ovria SlkyivSiaaeO tj/j-lv, ira<ri. rots opviiri KaTarLKuifievoi, The explanation is plausil)le, and it seems more probable that the iirivCa-KOi wasused for this purpose, thau that it was merely to protect the statue against theill manners alluded to in the text, as the Scholiast says. But we are notaware that there is any positive evidence in its favour, or that any statueswith the fx-qv

. 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 . (r0 ovria SlkyivSiaaeO tj/j-lv, ira<ri. rots opviiri KaTarLKuifievoi, The explanation is plausil)le, and it seems more probable that the iirivCa-KOi wasused for this purpose, thau that it was merely to protect the statue against theill manners alluded to in the text, as the Scholiast says. But we are notaware that there is any positive evidence in its favour, or that any statueswith the fx-qv 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 . (r0 ovria SlkyivSiaaeO tj/j-lv, ira<ri. rots opviiri KaTarLKuifievoi, The explanation is plausil)le, and it seems more probable that the iirivCa-KOi wasused for this purpose, thau that it was merely to protect the statue against theill manners alluded to in the text, as the Scholiast says. But we are notaware that there is any positive evidence in its favour, or that any statueswith the fx-qvia-KOi have been found, though the aureola has frequently beenobserved on bas-reliefs representing Apollo or Diana.—See Antiquites dHer-culaneum, vol. ii. p. 35. PRIVATE HOUSES. 815 as it is called, the House of Queen Caroline, * so namedbecause it was excavated in her presence. 1. Vestibule.2. Corinthian atrium, a species of atrium of rare occurrencein Pompeii. The roof is supported by square pillars, paintedwith foliage, as if in imitation of climbing-plants, placed upona pluteum or dwarf wall which surrounds the impluvium, orcourt rather, for there was a small basin in the centre for the ^^. _lJ L2L St. 1^4^ ft. Plan of the House of Queen Caroline. reception of rain water, which was further supplied by afountain. 5. Kitchen, lighted by windows to the street.6, 7, 8, 12. Rooms for various purposes surrounding theatrium. Opposite to the prothyrum is the tablinum, 9, entirely open to the atrium as Vitruvius describes, but closedat the other end, which is not usual. 10. Ala, richly decoratedwith tasteful paintings, which, when Mazois wrote, were inperfect preservation. 11. Lararium, decorated as richly as ? The wife of Murat. 816 POMPEII. the ala, and in tlie same taste. 13. Passage to anotherdivision of the house, which contains all the parts necessaryfor a small but separate establishment, and could have beenmade such by merely closing up the door of communication.It has, 14,

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